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Fast girls : a novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic team —Hooper, Elise, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 13 items

In 'Fast Girls', Elise Hooper explores the gripping, real life history of the female athletes of the first integrated womens Olympic team, and their journey to the 1936 summer games in Berlin, Nazi Germany. From the auth...

Let your mind run : a memoir of thinking my way to victory —Kastor, Deena, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 5 items

"From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a lyrical, inspirational memoir on how harnessing the power of the mind can unlock hidden potential Deena Kastor was a st...

Chicken Soup for the Soul : running for good : 101 stories for runners & walkers to get you going!
Book
2019
0 available of 2 items

Whether you want to get moving, or keep moving, you need inspiration. Novice walkers and seasoned runners alike will find that inspiration, and so much more, in these stories written by those who know that the toughest s...

Fast girl : a life spent running from madness —Favor Hamilton, Suzy.
Book
2015
5 available of 8 items

"The former middle distance Olympic runner and high-end escort speaks out for the first time about her battle with mental illness, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competition, but also in life"--Provided by...

Overcomer
Blu-ray
2019
14 available of 31 items

Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team's state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts...

The long run : a memoir of loss and life in motion —Menzies-Pike, Catriona, author.
Book
2017
4 available of 6 items

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, fe...

Tom Longboat —Barber, Terry, 1950-
Book
2007
22 available of 22 items

Terry Fox —Pezzi, Bryan.
Book
2007
30 available of 30 items

Discusses the life and accomplishments of Terry Fox, who through his attempt to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research became a symbol of hope and inspiration.

Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman —Krull, Kathleen.
Book
1996
1 available of 2 items

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

The greatest athlete (you've never heard of) : Canada's first Olympic gold medallist —Hebscher, Mark, author.
Book
2019
7 available of 8 items

"Paralyzed as a child, George Washington Orton eventually recovered, and never slowed down again, winning Canada's first gold medal in the 2,500-metre steeplechase at the 1900 Paris Olympics. Beyond that, he was a teache...

Fire on the track : Betty Robinson and the triumph of the early Olympic women —Montillo, Roseanne, author.
Book
2017
7 available of 9 items

"The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she...

Athletic yoga. Yoga for runners
DVD
2015
2 available of 3 items

Yoga instructor Matt Giordano leverages his experience as a runner, knowledge of biomechanics, and integrative mind and body techniques in a runner's yoga series created to elevate performance and provide balance to the ...

Terry Fox —Barber, Terry, 1950-
Book
2012
14 available of 14 items

The new rules of running : five steps to run faster and longer for life —Vad, Vijay.
Book
2014
2 available of 3 items

"The definitive guide to injury-free running, racing, and marathoning, from top sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad, The New Rules of Running illustrates proper technique, shows step-by-step exercises, and explains how ...

To be a runner : how racing up mountains, running with the bulls, or just taking on a 5-K makes you a better person (and the world a better place) —Dugard, Martin.
Book
2011
2 available of 2 items

With an exuberant mix of passion, insight, instruction, and humor, best-selling author--and lifelong runner--Martin Dugard takes a journey through the world of running to illustrate how the sport helps us fulfill that un...

I am Bolt
DVD
2016
1 available of 2 items

Documentary on the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt. With archive footage of his youth in Jamaica. Will reveal the man and define the legacy of this incredible athlete.

Life is a marathon : a memoir of love and endurance —Fitzgerald, Matt, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 4 items

An endurance athlete and coach reveals how the marathon transforms the lives of everyone who attempts it--and how it has helped his own family cope with serious adversity. Step after step for 26.2 miles, hundreds of thou...

Terry Fox and me —Leatherdale, Mary Beth, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 6 items

"Before Terry Fox become a national hero and icon, he was just a regular kid. But even then, his characteristic strength, determination and loyalty were apparent and were the foundation for his friendship with Doug. The ...

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