A Running Start | The Reader’s Shelf, August 1, 2016

Running competitions are the most elemental of Olympic events, with a pedigree dating back to the Classical Games and ­Pheidippides’s legendary trek from Marathon to Athens. Readers seeking to immerse themselves in the lore and feel of the sport have a wealth of titles to choose from that will sweep them up into Rudyard Kipling’s “unforgiving minute” filled “with sixty seconds of distance run.”

Wyatt’s World: Let the Games Begin‚ÄîOlympic Reading

Wyatt’s World: Let the Games Begin‚ Olympic Reading