Running a Marathon for Dummies
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Running a Marathon for Dummies

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Get ready to run the race of your lifeMarathons in the U.S. have seen record increases in participation during the past few years. "Running a Marathon For Dummies" helps aspiring marathon runners prepare to successfully complete their first race, and shows experienced runners how to take their game to the next level.

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ebook, 360 pages
Published October 18th 2012 by For Dummies (first published September 7th 2012)
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I'm training for marathon #5, the one that was supposed to be #5 last winter got cancelled, so this isn't my first rodeo. That being said, I'm always up for learning something new.

I don't think this book is good for first time out if the gate never ran before runners. Although it says it can be, I feel like you need some experience before reading this book. It could be information overload for a newbie. But, it's good info, and easy to understand. Plus, I'm a sucker for a good biological descri...more
By far, the best book that I've read on running so far. It provides plenty of science-y information about the physiology of running, meaning that I can trust the information in the book more.
Jake Jeffries
The best book about running for a marathon and/or running in general that I have ever read!
Lots of good basic advice on a broad range of topics.
Sarah Renaye
Helpful information. Seems to be best suited to beginners.
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