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Run Your First Marathon: Everything You Need to Know to Reach the Finish Line
     

Run Your First Marathon: Everything You Need to Know to Reach the Finish Line

by Grete Waitz, Gloria Averbuch
 

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Do you consider yourself too old or out-of-shape to run a marathon? Do you fear that you lack the conditioning, motivation, or emotional strength to finish? If so, Grete Waitz, nine-time winner of the New York City Marathon, has a program for you that has proven to help would-be racers do what they thought was impossible: complete their first marathon. In

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Do you consider yourself too old or out-of-shape to run a marathon? Do you fear that you lack the conditioning, motivation, or emotional strength to finish? If so, Grete Waitz, nine-time winner of the New York City Marathon, has a program for you that has proven to help would-be racers do what they thought was impossible: complete their first marathon. In Run Your First Marathon, Waitz offers: A 16-week training program that has been proven successful time and time again Methods for physically and mentally preparing to start and finish a marathon Helpful tips regarding equipment, nutrition, and hydration Guidance to help overcome motivational and physical roadblocks And much more! Now updated, with advice on 10Ks and other shorter races, Run Your First Marathon will empower runners with the courage to train, the willpower to persevere, and the tenacity to reach the finish line. Complete with sixty color photographs and information on the most current, cutting-edge trends in long distance running, this essential reference will make your marathoning dreams come true.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616080365
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Grete Waitz (1953–2011) is widely regarded as one of history’s greatest marathoners. She won the New York City Marathon a record nine times.
Gloria Averbuch is a competitive runner and the author of The New York Road Runners Club Complete Book of Running & Fitness.

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