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Addict: Racing for Recovery, the Todd Crandell Story
Arabian Knight: The Story of Sad Aouita

Babe (Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias)
Becoming a Champion Distance Runner: A Champion’s Journey (Marcus O'Sullivan)
Bill Bowerman
Bill Rodgers; Alberto Salazar
Black, Gold, Greene (Maurice Greene)
Black Americans of Achievement Video Collection II: Jesse Owens
The Bob Mathias Story

Champions Never Quit (Glenn Cunningham)
Chariots of Fire (Harold Abrahams, Eric Liddell)
Chiefs & Champions: Tom Longboat
Clash of the Titans (Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett)
Con Man (James Hogue)
A Conversation with Carl Lewis

The Dipsea Demon (Jack Kirk)
A Dream as Big as Our Country (Terry Fox)
Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Peña Story

The Emmett Smith Story
Endurance (Haile Gebrselassie)
Endurance of the Spirit: The Two Worlds of Laurie Dexter

The Fastest Old Man in the World (Derek Turnbull)
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story
Fire on The Track: Collector’s Edition
The Four Minute Mile
(Roger Bannister, John Landy,Chris Chataway, Wes Santee)
Four Minutes
(Roger Bannister, John Landy,Chris Chataway, Wes Santee)

Greatest Sports Legends: Jesse Owens
The Great American Foot Race (Andy Payne)

Hapa: One Step at a Time (Midori Sperandeo)

Iron Man of Kansas (Glenn Cunningham)

Jackie Joyner-Kersee: Beyond the Bounds
Jack’s Run
Jeff Keith’s Run Across America
The Jesse Owens Story
Jesse Owens, Champion Athlete
Jim Ryun: America’s Greatest Miler
Jim Thorpe: All American
John Baker’s Last Race

Lasse Viren: Running is Your Life
Longboat (Thomas Longboat)
The Longest Ditch (Michail "Sonny" Murphy)
Louisiana Legends: "Willie Davenport"

Marathon (Cliff Young)
Marathon I (Alberto Salazar, Rob De Castella)
Marathon Woman: Miki Gorman
Marathon: The Ultimate Challenge (Carmine Morelli)
The Miracle of Kathy Miller
My Champion (Miki Gorman)

Niambi: Sweet Melody (Niambi Robinson)







The Olympiad Series: Jesse Owens Returns to Berlin
Olympian Triumphs: A Journey of Great Achievements
(Emil Zátopek, Edwin Moses, Carl Lewis,
Daley Thompson, Sebastian Coe)
The Olympians (Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe)
Olympic Cowboy (Bob Hayes)
The Olympic Quest: Reaching for God and the Gold
      (Dave Johnson)
Olympic Warrior: Donovan Bailey’s Story
Ovett (Steve Ovett)

The Power of Purpose (Terry Fox)
Prefontaine (Steve Prefontaine)
The Pursuit of Excellence (Bill Rodgers, Frank Shorter)

Racing to Crown (Jong Song-Ok)
The Rafer Johnson Story
Run For Fun (John Bingham)
Run for the Dream: The Gail Devers Story
Run For Your Life (Fred Lebow)
Run Like A Girl (Doris Brown Heritage, Charlotte Richardson)
Run Natasha Run
Runner (Bruce Kidd)
The Runner: Extreme UltraRunner David Horton
Running Brave (Billy Mills)
Running for my Father (Cody Westheimer)
Running Hard, Breathing Easy: The Jeanette Bolden Story
Run Like Hell (Anthony Famiglietti)

Sebastian Coe: Born to Run
A Shining Season (John Baker)
Sports Heroines: Early Women Sports Stars (Babe Didrikson,
Wilma Rudolph, Wyomia Tyus)
Sports Immortals (Paavo Nurmi)
Spyros Louis
Steve Cram: Good for the First Mile
The Story of Eric Liddell
The Supermilers: The 4 Minute Barrier and Beyond
(Roger Bannister, John Landy, Derek Ibbotson, Herb Elliott,
Peter Snell, Michel Jazy, Jim Ryun, Filbert Bayi, John Walker,
Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett)
Survival Run (Harry Cordellos)

The Terry Fox Story
This Is Your Life Olympic Champions: Jesse Owens
Thorpe’s Gold (Jim Thorpe)
Together: Team Hoyt

Valley of Death (Bill Emmerton)
Visions of Gold (Carl Lewis, Jesse Owens, Eric Liddell)

Wilma (Wilma Rudolph)
Wilma Rudolph
Without Limits (Steve Prefontaine)

Yiannis Kouros: Forever Running

Zamperini: Still Carrying the Torch (Louis Zamperini)



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