Basic Marathon Training: All the Technique and Gear You Need to Get Started by Leigh Ann Ann Berry
An attainable approach to training for and completing your first marathon. Important information on training schedules, nutrition, and injury prevention. Valuable advice on race day strategy, post-marathon recovery, and setting your next goal.
Leigh Ann Chow is editor of five books, including Basic Knitting, Beyond Basic Knitting, and Basic Dried Flower Arranging. She lives in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
Don Garber has been a runner for more than 30 years and has completed 17 marathons. Through his coaching with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program and YMCA Marathon Training Team for the SunTrust Richmond, he has helped hundreds of runners successfully complete their own first marathons. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Chip Mitchell is an award-winning photographer living in Ashland, Virginia.