What are the best audio books for running

Audiobooks up and running: New stories all the time

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Hear what while running Have you ever thought of an audio book? Whether you are a beginner or a marathoner - with our audio book tips, your training will be twice as fun.

As a passionate runner and reader, for me there is nothing better than combining my two favorite pastimes - with audio books, of course. I have literally spent thousands of hours walking through Berlin's streets and parks and not only being carried forward by my legs, but by stories. Regardless of whether you are training for a competition or just getting started - Here you will find the ideal companion for your next run.

Why we run

The really big questions first: What is the fascination of running? Once we catch fire, why can't we stop? With these audio books you can immerse yourself in the heads of runners.

Why we run

Written by: Ronald Reng
Voiced by: Andreas Pietschmann

Running is the most popular sport in the world: It has been running since doctors, scientists and industry saw running as a panacea ...

In 1982 Murakami started running to keep fit. Here he reflects on his running experiences. Equal parts travelogue, training log, ...

Inspirational stories

These runners are not only characterized by their achievements, but also by their very personal and inspiring Running stories. Discover with them the secrets of the barefoot runners of the Tarahumara or the fastest runners in the world in Kenya, and run with pioneers who opened the sport of running for women and everyone who did not correspond to the - luckily outdated - runner image.

Runners' vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for "Did Not Start" and DNF for "Did Not Finish," but when ...

Running with the Kenyans

Written by: Adharanand Finn
Voiced by: Paul Tyreman

After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest races, Adharanand Finn set out to discover just what it ...

First steps for beginners

You felt like it, but don't know how to start? With these audio books, even the first few kilometers are immediately enjoyable.

The 16-week program for regular running training!

Hear why running makes you healthy and successful and dieting doesn't ...

He used to weigh 100 kilos and was in no shape - today Sven Lorig runs a marathon and can ...

The soul runs along

Written by: Michael Bauer
Voiced by: Frank Muth

Running is a primordial state of man and his running style is an incorruptible indicator of his state of mind. Brother Michael Bauer, Benedictine monk, ...

Favorite running companion

This list will always be subjective. Just try out what works best for you, whether they are old favorites or the latest titles from your favorite genre. Here are my very personal ones Recommendations for fast-paced stories from all over the world who have given me energy for the long runs over the past few months.

The sea

Written by: Wolfram Fleischhauer
Voiced by: Johannes Steck

The blood on our hands

Teresa, an EU fisheries observer, disappears without a trace on the high seas. She should ...

The rival

Written by: Michael Robotham
Voiced by: Sandra Schwittau, Katja B├╝rkle

Agatha, in her late 30s, temporary worker in a London supermarket, knows exactly what her perfect life is like. It's someone else's: ...

13 levels

Written by: Kazuaki Takano
Voiced by: Sascha Rotermund

The first work by Kazuaki Takano, who became world famous with "Extinction".

A man convicted of murder innocently to death ...

The Running Man

Written by: Stephen King, Richard Bachman
Voiced by: Kevin Kenerly

It's not just a game when you're running for your life.

Every night they tuned in to the nation's ...

So you hear on the way

You probably have that on the way anyway Smartphone with you, and if you haven't heard with the Audible app yet, then you should try it out now. With the Audible app, you have access to your entire library, and if you switch between different devices, the last part you listened to is always synchronized anywhere.

The Audible apps for Android, iOS and Windows can be found at audible.de/apps or in the corresponding app stores. Before you start, don't forget to download your book.

So that the smartphone does not interfere with running, you can stow it in a wristband or a running belt. Stretchable belts that fit close to the hips are more comfortable, especially with larger smartphones, as they do not cause one-sided weight. If you still Bluetooth headphones used with remote control, you can Audible player easy to control without having to pull out the smartphone.

Do you have any other tips for listening while running, or favorite running books? Share them in the comments!

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