Synopses & Reviews
The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runners World
Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training - by Jennifer Van Allen, Bart Yasso, and Amby Burfoot, with Pam Nisevich Bede, RD - gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more.
The editors of Runners World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years inviting readers to share the long, sweaty journey to the starting line, putting themselves on call to personally answer readers questions 24/7. This book will include testimonials from real runners, more than 25 training plans for every level and ability, workouts, a runners dictionary, and sample meal plans.
Runners World Big Book of Marathons (and Half Marathons) is a powerful and winning resource—the ultimate tool kit for anyone who wants to get from the starting line to the finish line.
About the Author
Bart Yasso is the author of My Life on the Run
and chief running officer at Runners World.
He lives in Bethlehem, PA.
Amby Burfoot, Runners Worlds editor at large and winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon, has run more than 100,000 lifetime miles (and counting). He lives in Emmaus, PA.
Jen Van Allen manages the Runners World Challenge program and regularly contributes to the magazine. She lives in Bryn Mawr, PA.