Bicycling & Running 

A guide to City and Library resources for Bicycling, Running, & Jogging.

The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling    Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair    Bicycling magazine's complete book of road cycling skills     You Are An Ironman    Kara Goucher's Running For Women

The Rouge Guide to Running    Absolute Beginner's Guide to Half-Marathon Training    Complete Running Manual    The Complete Book of Running for Women    Runner's World Big Book of Marathons and Half-Marathons

Catalog Topics



Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides access to carefully compiled medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos, and articles from 2,200 general interest publications. 



Online Magazines Print Magazines

Full-text coverage for 1/1/1993 to current.

Most recent 6 issues at Burke Branch Library

Bike Magazine
Full-text coverage for 10/1/1999 to current.

Runner's World
Most recent 12 issues at Barrett Branch Library

Runner's World
Full-text coverage for 1/1/1993 to current.
Running Times
Full-text coverage for 4/1/2009 to current



Alexandria Bikeways Network
The Alexandria Bikeways map of trails and on-road bike routes is available upon request. The map includes useful phone numbers and resources, a great regional trails map, safety tips and more.

Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Council (BPAC) 
The Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee's (BPAC) promotes walking and bicycling in Alexandria. Our activities include education and outreach, leading rides and walks, social events, advocacy for safe biking and walking infrastructure and other initiatives that encourage more walking and biking.

Alexandria Spokeswomen
Women and female-identifying persons who like to bike or use bikes to get around in Alexandria, Virginia.

Bicycling to Work in the Washington Area
Bicycling is a healthy, quiet, clean, economical, and fun way to get to work. Thousands of DC area employees bicycle to work every day. This guide is designed to ease the transition to bike commuting for Washington metropolitan area employees and to help employers encourage this smarter way to work.

Ride the City DC
Interactive Alexandria/DC bike path map.

Walk,Run,Jog- DC Area
User created paths In Alexandria.

North Virginia Magazine Trail guide
The following biking and jogging trails offer a beautiful respite from stuffy gyms; whether you’re seeking a challenging solo ride or leisurely family adventure, the area has something to offer.

Washington Running Report
Includes training resources, race news, and a comprehensive race calendar covering DC, MD, & VA. 

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