7 Audiobooks perfect for long walks and runs
Most people who walk or run long distances plug their ears with thumping bass, but have you tried audiobooks? It’s the perfect way to lose yourself in another world and forget the everyday stresses of life. Those kilometres you cover won’t seem nearly as long when you’ve been transported into the magical world of audiobooks. For safety, leave one earphone out so you can hear traffic or what’s going on around you.
Life without Limits: Inspiration for a ridiculously good life by Nick Vujicic
Guaranteed to give you a new appreciation for being able to run and walk. An extraordinary individual, Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs, yet has gone on to live an amazing life in spite of his disability.
Run time: 8 hours
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Training for a marathon? Unbroken, now a blockbuster movie directed by Angelina Jolie, is a motivating listen which tells the life story of an Olympic distance runner Louie Zamperini. He endured years as a prisoner of war, survived a plane crash and spent over a month drifting at sea.
Run time: 14 hours
Fat kid, Fat Dad by Shay and Gavin Butler
With an obese population and a world where processed and fast food dominate, does being a fat dad really mean your kid will follow in your footsteps? Perfect for motivation to run or walk a little further and a little faster.
Run time: 4.5 hours
Evil Games by Angela Marsons
A chilling listen which will have you running scared and get your heart racing. Sinister killings and a body count that continues to grow has Detective Kim stone finds herself in danger as she tries to piece together the puzzle.
Run time: 9 hours
Not quite nice by Celia Imrie
Transport yourself to the a bustling village on the Mediterranean coast to where Teresa starts a new life on the seaside, a brand new start with new friends until her past comes back to haunt her.
Run time: 9 hours