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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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
Invaluable tips, clear training plans, well laid out. - Goodreads

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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

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User Review  - Kendra - Goodreads

This is a very solid primer for someone attempting their first marathon without the benefit of a training group or other coach. Hal Higdon provides years of wisdom and anecdotes to make the challenge ... 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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