Marathon: The Ultimate Training and Racing Guide

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Rodale, 2006 - Marathon running - 369 pages
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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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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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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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