WELLNESS
02/20/2014 08:51 am ET

9 Books Every Runner Should Read

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The wisdom imparted through running doesn't always come while pounding the pavement. Sometimes, it's gleaned in moments of quiet contemplation and recovery curled on the couch with an ice pack, the occasional chocolate milk and a good book. The stories below might not give you the runner's high you're chasing, but they will give you something to consider throughout the miles ahead.

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Books Every Runner Should Read

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