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Marathoning for Mortals

  Marathoning for Mortals
Author: John Bingham, Jenny Hadfield
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Rodale Books (2003)
Language: English
ISBN: 1579547826

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Run or Walk a Half or Full Marathon
Once considered a superhuman accomplishment,
the Marathon and Half Marathon
are now within the reach of mortals everywhere.
Let John and Jenny show you the road to the Finish Line.

John "The Penguin" Bingham is one of the slowest men in sneakers. But the beloved "Runner's World" columnist has a message for those who think long distances are for the super-fit alone: You can do it, too! Along with his coach Jenny Hadfield, John has written the ultimate everyman's guide to taking on the 13- or 26-miler, delivered with the confidence of one for whom slow and steady is a way of life. The book includes specialized programs for walking, offers a unique half-marathon training program, gives tips on how to gauge your level of readiness, helps runners design new training programs as they get stronger and faster. It also pays special attention to injury prevention. In "Marathoning for Mortals", you will find the courage to train, the willpower to persevere, and the tenacity to finish one mile after another. John and Jenny stick with you every step of the way, from your first insecure thoughts to your last-minute jitters to your supreme joy at the finish line.