The Runner’s Code

Newkey-Burden, Chas

£12.99

This light-hearted yet informative gift book explores the unwritten rules of everyday running. It is essential reading for anyone who marvels at marathons, sprints round the track, or simply plods round the park. Written by the author of ‘Running: Cheaper Than Therapy’, it takes the newbie and initiated alike through all the secret, nuanced and blindingly obvious rules of running. It helps you deliver your best performance (coping with running in different weather), advice on clothing (how many miles can a pair of trainers last, and is it ever appropriate to run in a mankini?) and pavement etiquette (overtaking dawdling pedestrians on a busy street).

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The Runner’s Code explores the unwritten rules of everyday running and is essential reading for anyone who marvels at marathons, tears round the track or simply plods round the park.Filled with smart advice and brilliantly knowing humour, this unique celebration of running takes the newbie and veteran alike through the secret, nuanced and blindingly obvious rules of running to answer all the important questions, such as:- What’s the correct etiquette for acknowledging other runners?- What should you do if you get ‘caught short’ on a run?- And exactly how many times can you ask colleagues for marathon sponsorship?Features contributions from: Anna McNuff, Paul Tonkinson, Tazneem Anwar, Louise Minchin, Nicky Campbell, Martin and Liz Yelling, Helen Croydon and many others.Written by journalist, author and self-confessed running nut Chas Newkey-Burden (The Guardian, Runner’s World, Daily Telegraph), The Runner’s Code will help us to all run better and more responsibly, while reminding us of the joy and, at times, the wonderful absurdity of running.

Additional information

Dimensions 198 × 129 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

208

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

796.42 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K