HAL HIGDON has contributed to Runner's World longer than any other writer and is the author of 34 books. He ran eight times in the United States Olympic Trials and won four World Masters Championships. He is one of the founders of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).
"This revised edition provides clear and effective advice that will get any runner across the finish line of a marathon. I highly recommend it." --Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic-marathon gold medalist
"Higdon's years of marathoning experience come through in this practical book. Aspiring or veteran marathoners will benefit enormously from its proven guidance." --Grete Waitz, 9-time winner of the New York City Marathon "Marathon is must reading for anyone who wants to maximize performance." --Nancy Clark, R.D., Author of Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook "There's plenty of sound training advice here for runners of all levels." --Ken Sparks, Ph.D., Marathon personal record of 2:28 at age 46