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Top 100 Marathon Books of All Time

Updated: Aug 26, 2022

For two years, "Running for the Average Joe" was listed in the Top 100 Running Books and in the Top 100 Fitness Books of All Time. Now, I'm honored once again with a listing in the Top 100 Marathon Books of All Time by! BookAuthority collects and ranks the best books in the world, and it is a great honor to get this kind of recognition. Thank you to all who have supported me! I appreciate EACH and EVERY one of you!

It's always an honor to be in the same conversation as Meb Keflezighi, Marshall Ulrich, Jack Daniels, Jeff Galloway, Deena Kastor, Christopher McDougall, Amby Burfoot, Bill Rodgers and many other extraordinary authors and runners.

Partial list of BookAuthority's "Best Marathon Books of All Time"

#2 Meb for Mortals - Meb Keflezighi

#4 Running on Empty - Marshall Ulrich

#6 Finding Ultra - Rich Roll

#11 Daniel's Running Formula - Jack Daniels

#12 Running the Dream - Matt Fitzgerald

#18 The Run Walk Run Method - Jeff Galloway

#19 Running Man - Charlie Engle

#20 Let Your Mind Run - Deena Kastor

#23 Running Your First Marathon - Andrew Kastor

#25 Marathon - Hal Higdon

#36 Born to Run - Christopher McDougall

#46 Galloway's Book on Running - Jeff Galloway

#59 The Runner's Guide to the Meaning of Life - Amby Burfoot

#60 The Inner Runner - Jason Karp

#62 Hansons Marathon Method - Luke Humphrey, Kevin Hanson

#65 Ultramarathon Man - Dean Karnazes

#66 Two Hours - Ed Caesar

#68 The Long Run - Matt Long

#85 Running for the Average Joe - Bill Watts

#90 Marathon Man - Bill Rodgers

#93 Marathon - Clarence DeMar, Amby Burfoot

#97 Runner's World Complete Book of Running - Amby Burfoot

#98 Mental Training for Runners - Jeff Galloway

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