Marathon: The Ultimate Training and Racing Guide

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Rodale, 2006 - Marathon running - 369 pages
109 Reviews
Whether you're planning to run your first marathon or determined to slice a few minutes off your best time, this is the book to read. Hal Higdon, senior writer at "Runner's World", has been running and writing about marathons for over forty years. Use his informative and detailed book to tap into his vast personal expertise plus that of dozens of coaches, exercise physiologists, marathon runners and other top running authorities. Full of sound training advice for runners of all levels, this is a must-read for anyone who wants to maximise his or her performance.

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Great training advice! - Goodreads
I'm not running a marathon but found some helpful tips! - Goodreads
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Fantastic overview of distance running! - Goodreads
Invaluable tips, clear training plans, well laid out. - Goodreads
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Full of quality tips, although experienced runners will have discovered most of them on their own. Read full review

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A fantastic read for anyone contemplating their first full or half marathon. After reading this book I am excited and confident that I can complete my first half! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Hal Higdon is an award-winning author of more than thirty-four books, including the best-seller "Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide "and "Leopold & Loeb: The Crime of the Century.

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