Published: October 2017
For many novice and even some experienced runners completing the 42.2 kilometres (26 miles) involved in running a marathon seems daunting and too difficult to contemplate. For those who have run a half marathon the thought of running two half marathons back to back may seem impossible. However this short book has been written to demonstrate that most runners can complete a marathon and then it provides the information about how to go about preparing for the event, running the marathon and recovering.
The book includes advice about:the long run; speed work; stretching; food; clothing and shoes; injuries (prevention and treatment); hydration; the taper; tactics; the race day; and recovery.
It also has a proposed three-month training program with day-by-day advice.