Boston Marathon: How to Qualify!

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 212 pages
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This book lays out all the training necessary to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Due to significant rest days each week, and Galloway's highly successful run-walk-run method, most runners run injury free and can enjoy family and social activities while improving performance to the highest level.
  

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User Review  - Jim Allen - Goodreads

Well-produced book, and nice features about Boston, especially the mile-by-mile tour. Also good training programs. We'll see how good they work! Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Let me qualify my review first and then take it for what it is. I'm a long-time runner and have run many 1/2's and a few full's. I was looking to take my training to the next level and set a new PR ... Read full review

Contents

Why is the Boston Marathon the Greatest?
11
A Tour of the Boston Course with Bill Rodgers
19
How to Qualify and Enter
25
What if? Making Adjustments Due to Nonperfect Conditions
97
The Magic Mile is Your Reality Check
105
Your JournalThe Best Planning and Evaluation Tool
111
Form Improvement DrillsTo Make Running Faster and Easier
117
Hill Training Builds StrengthAnd More
127
Speed Training Prepares You for Top Performance
131
How Speed Training Works
139
Mental Toughness
151
Dealing with the Heat
163
Troubleshooting Performance
181
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About the author (2012)

Jeff Galloway is the designer of the Run-Walk-Run low mileage marathon training program, a Runner's World columnist, and an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. Jeff has worked with hundreds of thousands of runners including participants of run Disney events for which he provides training programs, tips and videos.

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