Happy Tuesday! Or Monday 2 as I’m calling it this week. The weeks are dragging on because…I’M NOT ON SPRING BREAK YET. *breathe* Thank you for letting me get that out. So now I’m ready for another edition of TOP TEN TUESDAY brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is “Fandom”. Now I’m not a big fan girl, but there are a few things I love. One of those things is…
NO! Not Forrest Gump. Lol. It’s running. I love running. So this week I bring you a list that celebrates my love of running.
Top Ten Books/Movies About Running
Books About Running
10. Running the Rift
Main character dreams of becoming the first Rwandan to run in the Olympics.
9. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Author Haruki Murakami writes about how running and writing intersect in his life.
8. Once A Runner
A collegiate runner dreams of running a 4-minute mile and drops everything to train for the race of his life.
7. The Running Dream
A young girl learns to run again after an accident claims one of her legs.
A murder mystery mixed in with a marathon.
5. The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances
Creator of The Oatmeal wrote this book. It’s hilarious. Runners will appreciate the humor.
4. Life at These Speeds
A kid misses the bus accident that kills the rest of his team and has to cope with the aftermath.
Movies About Running
3. Chariots of Fire
I know, I know, it’s not a running movie. But his run through the streets of Philly is such a great running scene.
1. McFarland USA
I just recently saw this movie. I loved it. A very inspirational movie about how running unites and gives purpose to kids.