The Best Gift Books for Cyclists, Triathletes, and Runners

Best Gift Books for Cyclists, Triathletes, and Runners

For committed athletes, any VeloPress book would make a great gift because our books will help them achieve their goals.

But some books are more “gifty” than others, especially if you’re unsure what book to choose for the athletes in your life. Take a look at our list of recommended gift books below.

If you think your athlete would prefer a training book, take a look at our training books for cyclists, for triathletes, and for runners. (Hint: The newest books are nearest the top of each page.)

Here is our recommended list of the newest books on cycling, triathlon, and running that would make excellent gifts this holiday season.

Excellent Gifts for Any Athlete

The Feed Zone Cookbook: A full-color cookbook with 150 athlete-friendly recipes from a top chef and a cycling coach.

The World’s Toughest Endurance Challenges: Full-color profiles of 50 of the world’s most extreme marathons, bike rides, trail runs, and swims.

Gift Books for Cyclists

Merckx 525: A coffee table book of new photographs celebrating the 525 wins of Eddy Merckx’s glorious bike racing career.

Argyle Armada: Journalist and photographer Mark Johnson finds out how Team Garmin races—and wins—with the most stringent anti-doping controls in cycling.

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Gift Books for Triathletes

As the Crow Flies: Ironman World Champion Craig “Crowie” Alexander reveals his winning approach in this coffee table book of photographs, text, and workouts.

Iron War: Triathlon journalist Matt Fitzgerald tells the riveting story of triathlon’s most exciting race, the 1989 Ironman duel between Mark Allen and Dave Scott.

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Gift Books for Runners

An Accidental Athlete: Beloved running writer John “The Penguin” Bingham offers this touching and humorous take on why runners fall in love with running.

The Runner’s Guide to Yoga: The holidays can serve old interests or pave the way for new ones! Yoga makes running better and this full-color guide shows how.

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