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Athletics

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In my dreams, I dance
Anne Wafula Strike, Harper True, 2010. ISBN 978-0-OO-735428-3

On the right track
Marion Jones, Howard Books, Simon and Schuster, New York, 2010.

Running with Fire, [the true story of Harold Abrahams],
Mark Ryan, London, JR Books, 2011

Usain Bolt
The story of the World’s fastest man, Steven Downes, Sports Books, Cheltenham 2011. ISBN: 978-1-907524-18-9

Unbelievable
Jessica Ennis, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 2012. ISBN 978 1 444 76860 2

Running my life
Seb Coe, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 2012. ISBN 978-1-444-73252 8

Determined to win, the overcoming spirit of Jean Driscoll
with Janet and Geoff Benge, Colorado, Waterbrook Press, 2000

Usain Bolt
Faster than Lightning, London, Harper Collins, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-00-737141-9

Twin Ambitions
Mo Farah, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 2013. ISBN 978 1 444 77957 8

Lillian
a biography, David Emery, Hodder, 1971.ISBN 0340156066

Reeva
A mother’s story, June Steenkamp, London, Sphere, 2014 ISBN 978-0-7515-5871-5

Against the odds
Stef Reid and Philip Bannister, London Collins Big Cat, 2014. ISBN 978-0-00-753015-1

The Bolt Supremacy
Richard Moore, London, Yellow Jersey, 2015. ISBN 9780224092302

Thanks and No thanks Mr Hitler
Mike Fleet, Fleet Emp3books, 2015. ISBN 978-1-910734-04-9

Today we die a little
Richard Askwith, London, Yellow Jersey, 2016 ISBN 9780224100342

Endurance
Rick Broadbent,London, Bloomsbury 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4729-2022-5

This mum runs
Jo Pavey, London, Yellow Jersey, 2016. ISBN 9780224100427

Believe
Sally Pearson, Melbourne, Hardie Grant, 2013. ISBN 9781742706368

Unexpected
Greg Rutherford, London Simon and Schuster, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-4711-6252-7

100 Metre Men
Neil Duncanson, André Deutsch/Carlton, 2016. IBSN : 978-0-233-00502-7

Chasing grace
Sanya Richards-Ross, Grand Rapids, Zondervan, 2017. ISBN 978-0-310-34940

The Christian athlete Training Journal
Kori Carter, KC13 Corporation, 2016. ISBN 978-1-945918-00-1

Why you are not a track Star
Tianna Bartoletta

Total Running
London, Carlton, 2017 ISBN 978-1-78097-992-2

Collision course
Jason Henderson, Edinburgh Arena Sport, 2016. ISBN: 9781909715363



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