What are the best books about ultramarathon?

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    #1Why We Run

    Why We Run

    Why We Run: A Natural History is a nonfiction biological science reference book written by Bernd Heinrich. It was published May 7, 2002 by Ecco.

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    Justin Hopkins
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Why We Run offers a unique perspective on the physiology of running. It is well written and easy to understand but will probably only appeal to you if you like to run. I see the book more as a reference for research than something I would read straight through. There is a lot of information about the human body as related to other species that is quite interesting."
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    #2Spartan Up!

    Spartan Up!

    Spartan Up!: A Take-No-Prisoners Guide to Overcoming Obstacles and Achieving Peak Performance in Life is a nonfiction sports and fitness reference book written by Joe De Sena. It was published May 13, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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    Ishan Sharma
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "A great book for motivation. It really makes you want to get out there and succeed. No obstacle is too tall and this really is about finding your inner motivation and teaching you how to succeed and overcome. "
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    #3Feet in the Clouds

    Feet in the Clouds

    Feet in the Clouds: A Tale of Fell-Running and Obsession is a nonfiction sports and fitness reference book written by Richard Askwith. It was published April 25, 2005 by Aurum Press.

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    Christina Fowler
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "If you're into running, this is a fantastic read. It'll deepen your love of running and the story captivates. "
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    #4Eat and Run

    Eat and Run

    Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness is a nonfiction sports and fitness reference book written by Scott Jurek and Steve Friedman. It was published June 5, 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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    Nancy Reyes
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Wow. Just wow! I didn't expect to be so inspired, now I'm sure I won't run a marathon so big but because or this book I want to do our first marathon as a family. I didn't just enjoy reading about his successes but his failures too, very inspirational and will capture the heart. I'm sure I will read this again and again. Inspirational"
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    #5The Yukon Arctic Ultra

    The Yukon Arctic Ultra

    The Yukon Arctic Ultra: Ultra Marathon Adventure Racing Across Canada's Frozen North is a nonfiction sports and outdoor reference book written by Mark Hines. It was published March 1, 2013 by Amazon Digital Services LLC.

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    Jose Harris
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Before reading this book I had not really none that much about arctic races. An educated guess just tells us that this is not a walk in the park race, but I had no idea. This race is insane. you have to be in a totally different mindset to even attempt it let alone finish it. This book detail the story of Mark Hines a exercise physiologist became one of the first people ever to complete race. The temperature drops are crazy. I felt that this was a very honest portrayal and really enjoyed it. "
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    #6Bunion Derby

    Bunion Derby

    Bunion Derby: The 1928 Footrace Across America is a nonfiction historical sports and fitness book written by Charles B. Kastner. It was published October 15, 2007 by University of New Mexico Press.

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    #7The Great American Bunion Derby

    The Great American Bunion Derby

    The Great American Bunion Derby is a non-fiction book written by Molly Levite Griffis. First published in 2003, it tells the story of the Andy Payne Memorial Marathon, a continental foot race that tests the endurance of the racers.

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    Tony Dai
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "To me, The Great American Bunion Derby read more like a work for juveniles. Nothing really special, but there can't be that many books written about ultramarathons. This work could be one of the best of a very small selection."
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    #8My Year of Running Dangerously

    My Year of Running Dangerously

    My Year of Running Dangerously: A Dad, a Daughter, and a Ridiculous Plan is a nonfiction sports and fitness reference book written by Tom Foreman. It was published October 6, 2015 by Blue Rider Press.

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    Stephanie Jacobs
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Very enjoyable read about an ultramarathon. It was funny, thoughtful, sweet, and inspiring."
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    #9Born to run

    Born to run

    Born to Run is spreading the joy of natural movement through principle-based education and a truly world-class retail experience.their goal is to become the best running brand in the world. 

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    Patrick Gordon
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Born to Run has been a tremendous inspiration to me in my training for running a marathon. It's kept me on top of my game and kept me motivated on a day to day basis to keep at it."

Summary

Best What are the best books about ultramarathon
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Why We RunBooks 14 Paid
2Spartan Up!Books 11 Paid
3Feet in the CloudsBooks 10 Paid
4Eat and RunBooks 9 Paid
5The Yukon Arctic UltraBooks 7 Paid
6Bunion DerbyBooks 6 Paid
7The Great American Bunion DerbyBooks 5 Paid
8My Year of Running DangerouslyBooks 3 Paid
9Born to runBooks 1 Paid
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