28 Motivational Running Books to fuel your running mojo during lockdown!

There are thousands of #running books available on the market from nutrition and training guides to novels and biographies.

I have noted a few of my own personal favourites below and have deliberately kept the list limited to stories which have motivated me personally.

I hope you enjoy!


1. A life without limits by Chrissie Wellington

2. Beyond Impossible by Mimi Anderson

3. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super athletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall

4. Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek

5. Endure by Alex Hutchinson

6. Finding Ultra by Rich Roll

7. HOHA’s In Love: The Lessons of Running Reveal the Secrets of Love by Laurence Graham

8. How bad do you want? it by Matt Fitzgerald

9. Let Your Mind Run by Deena Kastor

10. Mindful Running by Mackenzie Havey

11. My Life on the Run by Bart Yasso

12. Jog On by Bella Mackie

13. Keep Moving Forward by Duncan Nealon

14. Limitless by Mimi Anderson

15. North Scott Jurek

16. Once a Runner by John L. Parker JR.

17. Runner by Lizzy Hawker

18. Running on Empty by Marshall Ulrich

19. Running Free by Richard Askwith

20. Running with the Buffaloes by Chris Lear

21. The Runner’s Guide to the Meaning of Life by Amby Burfoot

22. Sky Runner by Emile Forsberg

23. Sole Searching on The Appalachian Trail by Sam Ducharme

24. The Long Run by Matt Long

25. The Lost Art of Running by Shane Benzie

26. The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

27. Ultramarathon Man by Dean Karnazes

28. What I talk about when I talk about running by Haruki Murakami

Comment below and post your favourite reads so other's can enjoy...