Becky Wade is a long-distance runner who has chronicled her world experiences in a book, “Run the World.” Contributed by BookPeople.

From elite marathoner and Olympic hopeful Becky Wade comes the story of her year-long exploration of diverse global running communities from England to Ethiopia — nine countries, 72 host families and more than 3,500 miles of running — investigating unique cultural approaches to the sport and revealing the secrets to the success of runners all over the world.

Wade will share passages from her book “Run the World” and then sign copies for fans.

Details: 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050,