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The Best Books With Run in the Title 

Ranker Books
Updated November 18, 2017 165 votes 18 voters 1.4k views

It turns out that books with run in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 70+ good books with run in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about running or marathons, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word run in the title.

Books with run in the title include Rabbit, Run by John Updike, Logan's Run by George Clayton Johnson, and Born To Run by Christopher McDougall. If you have a favorite run book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has run in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Kiss & run is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Barbara Daly
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Trial Run is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Dick Francis
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Coal Run is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Tawni O'Dell
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Run to the Hills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Mick Wall
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Rusty runs away is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Ruskin Bond
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Run with the winners is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Warren W. Wiersbe
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Run to the mountain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Thomas Merton
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Rabbit, Run is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
John Updike
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The Fool's Run is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
John Sandford
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A Time to Run is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Barbara Boxer, Mary-Rose Hayes
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A Band on the Run is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Rob Childs
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CUT AND RUN THE MYSTERY ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
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The Great North Run is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Andy Croft
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On the Run is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Hazel Townson
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Run fast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Hal Higdon
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Bull Run is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Paul Fleischman
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McCade on the run is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
William C. Dietz
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Cut and run is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Ridley Pearson
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When the rivers run dry ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
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On the run is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Iris Johansen
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Best runs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Joe Henderson
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Home run hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Dean Hughes
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Run for your life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Andrea Kane
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Run is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Douglas E Winter
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The home run mystery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Run in the Title
Gertrude Chandler Warner