The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system carries a wide variety of books about running at various distances. Visit for more information. Among the the titles:

“Running: How to get started,” Elizabeth Hufton

“Absolute beginner’s guide to half-marathon training,” Heather Hedrick

“The Complete Book of Running for Women,” Claire Kowalchik

“First Triathlon: Your perfect plan for success,” Lucy Smith

“Getting Real About Running,” Gordon Bakoulis

“One-hour Workouts: 50 swim, bike, and run workouts for busy athletes,” Scott Molina

“Run for it : A woman’s guide to running for emotional and physical health,” Karen Bridson

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