Marathon: the ultimate training guide
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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Review: Marathon: The Ultimate Training GuideUser 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
Review: Marathon: The Ultimate Training GuideUser Review - Francisco Moreno - Goodreads
Good tips for my first marathon (race day logistics were very useful to me)! The book could be somewhat shorter. Read full review