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.