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Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford

Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford is a book that will inspire young athletes.  It is a great book that contains information for all young athletes, male and female. It is a … Continue reading

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Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd by Kyle Keiderling

Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd by Kyle Keiderling the stories of two runners, who took very different paths to that fateful moment. Through exhaustive research and interviews with many people who worked with or were close … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by Julius Achon and John Brant

The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by Julius Achon, and John Brant is the story of  Julius Achon, who was born in Uganda. The story follows Julius Achon who rose from nothing.  He grew up in a small village and … Continue reading

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The Born Again Runner by Pete Magill

The Born Again Runner by Pete Magill is about motivating people to get out there and run.  The book is simple, has a clear structure. It has three sections which are before, during, and after the process of becoming a … Continue reading

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The Reason I Run by Chris Spriggs

The Reason I Run by Chris Spriggs is a book about running a marathon but in reality it is so much more, it is the greatest race of transforming lives. Chris starting running late in life and as he ran … Continue reading

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Breathe, Annie, Breathe; a YA Book Review

I received, “Breathe, Annie, Breathe” by Miranda Kenneally, for free in exchange for a review from goodreads. I had received this book months ago, but between my schedule and the book not catching my attention I put it off. One thing I learned … Continue reading

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