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By Storytellers, Inc.

Broken: 2020: the year running records were rewritten

Ally Beaven

£12.99 £12.08

Attempting to break long-distance running records used to be an underground endeavour, until the virus-stricken summer of 2020 came along. Only a few, such as the Bob Graham Round in the Lake District, had ever broken into mainstream consciousness. But an absence of running races thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in an unprecedented rise in the popularity of attempts at breaking these records. Through the stories of John Kelly’s epic Grand Round, Beth Pascall’s record-shattering Bob Graham Round, Donnie Campbell’s mind-bending new mark for bagging all 282 Munros, Jo Meek’s new overall record for the Nigel Jenkins Dartmoor Round and many others, Beaven brings us an inside look at the incredible FKT machine. Broken is the story of the summer of 2020, a historic time for running in the UK.

Good Run Guide: 40 great scenic runs in England & Wales

Louise Piears and Andy Bickerstaff

£12.95 £12.04

Running Hard: The Story of a Rivalry

Steve Chilton

£9.99 £9.29

Running Like a Girl

Alexandra Heminsley

£8.99 £8.36

Paula: My Story So Far

Paula Radcliffe

£10.99 £10.22