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Run your first–or your fastest–marathon ever!  Train smart with expert marathon tips from Runner’s World.

he Runner’s World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training is the ultimate handbook for every runner, from beginner to seasoned veteran! Inside you’ll find foolproof training plans to get you ready for the race, efficient workouts that minimize wasted effort,
smart tips to drop pounds, plus thousands of useful tips and bits of insider advice from those gurus of distance running at Runner’s World magazine.

Conquer the half in just 10 weeks — or 26.2 miles in just 16 weeks. Get race ready again in 4, 6, or 8 weeks — learn how in your copy of The Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training. Successfully meet your race day goals! Even qualify for Boston with:

 Training plans for every level of running experience
Six plans show you when to run fast, slow, short, long, or at race pace and when to add speed work or hills and on which days — it’s all laid out for you! Proven from Disney to Dubai, detailed week-by-week daily training plans help shave minutes off your time. See the magic that makes them work on page 38!
The world’s best training tips to get you over the finish line strong and injury free
No more veering off course when runner’s knee, IT band, and other painful runner’s ailments flare up. Sports medicine experts reveal the most effective workouts for staying injury free. Experts share their strategies for managing injuries like plantar fasciitis and getting back on the road! See page 187.
Powerhouse nutrition advice to fuel performance
Get the best power fuels for your body — foods that repair and rebuild lean muscle and restore glycogen stores so you come back with steel strength and stamina! No more crushing fatigue or stomach distress because of what you downed (or when!) either — rev up and recover right with secret “timing” formulas on page 104.

PLUS: Runners’ most burning questions answered by top sports physiologists, nutritionists, sports medicine experts, and Runner’s World’s living legends, Bart Yasso and Amby Burfoot:

“I missed a few weeks of training. Am I doomed?”
“After my runs I’m wiped out. What am I doing wrong?”
“My tendinitis is flaring … can I run through it?”
“How do I resist the urge to pile on miles during the taper?”
Nail 26.2 or the 13.1 with the best-of-the-best training!
Meet the masterminds behind “The Big Book”
Boston Marathon winner Amby Burfoot has logged more than 105,000 lifetime miles and run more than 75 marathons, with a personal best of 2:14. He has written and edited four books on running, including The Complete Book of Running.
“Mayor of Running” Bart Yasso, chief running officer for Runner’s World, has run more than 1,000 races across all 7 continents, including 100 marathons, with a personal best of 2:40. He’s finished the Ironman five times and run the Badwater 146 through Death Valley.
A special projects editor at Runner’s World, Jennifer Van Allen has finished 36 marathons and ultras, with a 3:08 personal best at the 2009 Boston Marathon. Winner of the 2008 24-hour National Championship, she also competed in the 2009 24-hour World Championship in Italy as a member of Team USA.
Thousands pounded, pushed, and powered to prove …  EVERYTHING IN “THE BIG BOOK” WORKS

Unlike any other marathon or half-marathon training book, all of the strategies and tools inside
The Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training have been put to the test by thousands of runners in the Runner’s World Challenge.

Throughout the Runner’s World Challenge, runners trained and raced alongside Runner’s World editors, following Bart Yasso’s 16-week marathon training plan. Their goal? Put time-tested principles of training to the test. Through an online community, they shared breakthroughs, bonks, and bruises and through it all, they gained confidence and learned what it takes to train to go the distance.

Put the best training that’s been road-tested in the Runner’s World Challenge to work for you with
The Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training — your ultimate training partner!

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