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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

I'll be honest - I read this in sporadic fits. I didn't sit down and read huge chapters all at once, but rather only a few pages at a time. Yes, Hal Higdon is a master at the marathon. Yes, he has run ... Read full review

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User Review  - wvlibrarydude - LibraryThing

A good read on training for the marathon. It was a little too thick on the anecdotes for me, but I am sure some readers will enjoy that aspect. The pacing and training is different than the method I ... Read full review

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Great service with a great price on this book. Book is just what I needed. I have run some half marathons and will run my first marathon in October. This book has answered almost all the questions I had about how to get ready and run the marathon. Read full review

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User Review  - cameronl - LibraryThing

Very good introduction to marathon training. The plans themselves, and others like them ,are readily available online, but the book provides a lot of supporting information on all aspects of training for and running a marathon. A lot of valuable advice for this novice. Read full review

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

Higdon's the man. He's run 111 marathons, including seven in seven months to celebrate his seventieth birthday! In addition to this near superhuman record, he's set up a online training program that's ... Read full review

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User Review  - FireandIce - LibraryThing

If you want to run a marathon, this truly is the ultimate training guide. Higdon will give you the tools to get to the starting line and to go the distance. Read full review

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User Review  - jfetting - LibraryThing

This is my marathon-training Bible. Hal's training plans are great, and I swear by the Intermediate 2 plan. If you are honest with yourself, and follow the training plan that is right for you (and ... Read full review

Marathon: the ultimate training and racing guide

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Though the running boom appears to have peaked and even tapered off somewhat, the marathon is still the ultimate running experience for many runners. Higdon's book, although well written, offers very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing

A great overview for beginners. Includes the famous 15-week schedule for a first marathon. Read full review

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