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
Intense resource and perfect insight. - Goodreads
A fantastic overview for newbies. - Goodreads
Fantastic overview of distance running! - Goodreads
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I have been training to run a marathon since 2007. Read a couple of books but never finished the training. Finally in 2012 I bought this book because of the reviews on Amazon. Was a great resource to ... Read full review

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Excellent advice and training tips. This will come in handy IF I ever decide to register for a full marathon. 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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