Marathon: the ultimate training guide

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Rodale Press, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 230 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.
"This revised edition provides clear and effective advice that will get any runner across the finish line of a marathon. I highly recommend it."--Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic-marathon gold medalist
"Higdon's years of marathoning experience come through in this practical book. Aspiring or veteran marathoners will benefit enormously from its proven guidance."--Grete Waitz, 9-time winner of the New York City Marathon
""Marathon" is must reading for anyone who wants to maximize performance."--Nancy Clark, R.D., Author of "Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook"
"There's plenty of sound training advice here for runners of all levels."--Ken Sparks, Ph.D., Marathon personal record of 2: 28 at age 46
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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Excellent advice and training tips. - Goodreads
I'm not running a marathon but found some helpful tips! - Goodreads
A fantastic overview for newbies. - Goodreads
Fantastic overview of distance running! - Goodreads
Great training advice! - Goodreads
A really good overview of marathon training. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dani Murray - Goodreads

I have read 8 books on running. Everything from running for weight loss to the ultimate beginners guide and from inspirational fiction on running to marathon training. I have to say that Hal Higdon's ... Read full review

Review: Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide

User Review  - Rebecca Duncan - Goodreads

this may have been a weird pick to read at 8 months pregnant, but even if not it felt too elite for me. The advice is not bad, but all the anecdotes seem to be from boston qualifiers and marathon "racers," which most of us aren't. also, editing errors. Read full review

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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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