Chicken Soup for the Soul for Runners Book Review

The Chicken Soup for the Soul does a great job at inspiring us.  This time, they seek to inspire us to better health, or, at least, those of us who are half way there. 🙂  The new Runners book is 101 Inspirational Stories of Energy, Endurance, and Endurance. I’ve honestly only flipped through it so far, but it includes stories from those high level types that are on the US marathoner teams, casual runners who have overcome great obstacles, and stories about triathletes to, to REALLY inspire you.

For the runner in you, you’ve gotta get your hands on a copy of Chicken Soup for Runners. It is 101 inspiring stories about individuals who share how they made it over the next hill. It may be just the book you need to inspire you to run your first 5K, 1/2 marathon, or full marathon! You’ve gotta start somewhere! I think I’ll go for a run tomorrow!

Here is a synopsis from Chicken Soup for the Soul website:

101 Inspirational Stories of Energy, Endurance, and Endorphins

When runners aren’t running, they are talking about running, planning their next run, shopping for running. This book contains 101 stories from runners, telling their stories to other runners about. running — how it has changed their lives, their bodies, and their spirits. Runners will love these inspirational stories of fellow runners challenging themselves, recovering from injuries, and staying motivated. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners also includes amazing stories of marathons, camaraderie, and the natural high that comes from this popular sport. It holds plenty of stories for triathletes too, covering swimming and cycling.

About Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

Chicken Soup for the Soul offers heart warming stories on about every imaginable topic, interest and life circumstance for the past 15 years. Their books are great as an easy-read while being thought provoking and inspirational stories. Pick up a Chicken Soup for the Soul as a gift for someone special in your life, there is sure to be one that fits that person’s interest perfectly.

Buy Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners

I recommend this book as a gift for birthdays, get well soon, retirement, mothers day, fathers day, college students, and just because gifts. You can purchase mothers day, for about $10 at Amazon.

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Updated: 10-8-10 Winners Announced. Congratulations, Nancy, Jennifer V, and Jennifer Hess! You each won a copy! Thanks to all who entered.

Thanks to Chicken Soup for the Soul who will be giving away 3 copies of this book!  Everybody knows a runner- we’re excited to get you this copy!!

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53 thoughts on “Chicken Soup for the Soul for Runners Book Review

  1. Geri Nyland says:

    I would love to give Chicken Soup for the Soul:The Story behind the Song to my dad who is a huge country fan and would love to read the stories behind some of his favorite songs…I would have to borrow it from him when he was done with it

  2. meme says:

    I reaaly would love to give this book as a gift to my sister in law who is an advent reader and runner but another would be Thanks Mom which I would give my mother

  3. Jennifer Hess says:

    I would actually like to give this book to my dad…he is a runner and loves devotionals and inspirational things. All the Chicken Soup books are great, so they are all good buys!

  4. Amanda Givens says:

    I would like the Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad book for my dad, his birthday is coming up in a month and this would be an awesome gift for him 🙂

  5. EMMA L HORTON says:

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Count Your Blessings…I WOULD LIVE TO GIVE THIS TO MYSELF AND TO MY FRIEND BONNY

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