Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide

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Rodale Books, Oct 15, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 244 pages
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As running's popularity soars, millions are taking the marathon challenge. Let Hal Higdon, veteran of more than 100 marathons, guide you through the training and preparations to ensure that you cross the finish line in triumph.

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Great training advice! - Goodreads
A fantastic overview for newbies. - Goodreads
I'm not running a marathon but found some helpful tips! - Goodreads
Invaluable tips, clear training plans, well laid out. - Goodreads
Good advice, solid training plans. - Goodreads
His stories are as interesting as his advice! - Goodreads

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User Review  - James Cardona - Goodreads

If you are serious about running a marathon or want to set a PR then this book is a must. I've read several books on marathon training and run two marathons and about 50 half marathons (pretty obvious ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Good book overall, definitely aimed at a nervous, novice runner. Easy to skim through sections if you have run much before. Read full review


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The Chicago Marathon
Andrew Suozzo
Limited preview - 2006

About the author (1999)

Hal Higdon is among the most respected and widely read writers in the world of running. A senior writer for Runner's World magazine, he also writes the "Ask the Expert" column on the magazine's Web site. He is the author of 31 books, including Hal Higdon's Smart Running and Hal Higdon's How to Train. He is a competitive masters runner and lectures frequently at running clubs and races around the world.

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