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Best Marathon Books for 1st time Marathoners

Rated 1 point - posted 8 years ago by redmark in category Books.
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First Marathons Report Abuse
Inspiring stories of people's first marathon experience
40 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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How to Train for and RunYour Best Marathon Report Abuse
Sections geared for new marathoners and good marathon training schedule.
25 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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The Competitive Runner's Handbook Report Abuse
Great guide for fit and competitive neewbie marathoners who can and aim to run a 9 minute mile or faster.
5 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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The Quotable Runner: Great Moments of Wisdom, Inspiration, Wrongheadedness, and Humor Report Abuse
Things to tell other runners and non-runners. Running is a passion.
4 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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A Marathon Odyssey Report Abuse
This book descrbies the training and travel experiences of a novice runner as well as being filled with facts and history of marathon running. Also, see www.experiencebooks.ca for more information and excerpts, and reviews of the book.
3 points - added 8 years ago by guest -

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I Run Therefore I am Nuts Report Abuse
Excellent humor for explaining your running obsession
3 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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The Runner's Yoga Book: A Balanced Approach to Fitness Report Abuse
Yoga for runners in mind and excellent for cross-training during marathon season.
2 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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Running Injury Free Report Abuse
Guide to treat, prevent and recover from several running injuries
2 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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The Runner's Book of Daily Inspiration : A Year of Motivation, Revelation, and Instruction Report Abuse
Keep motivated before, during and after marathon season
1 point - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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Running Within Report Abuse
Helps with building the mind-body-spirit connection to build endurance at all levels in order to finish the marathon
1 point - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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Stretching Anatomy Report Abuse
Warm ups and cool downs are essential for good training and this provides instructions on a variety of stretches.
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Complete Runners Day-By-Day Log and Calender Report Abuse
Good means of keeping track and on track during marathon training
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Treadmill Training for Runners Report Abuse
Good resource for when running outside is not a good idea due to weather conditions, safety issues, time or other factors.
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Explosive Running; Using the Science of Kinesiology to Improve Your Performance Report Abuse
Excellent exercise to help run faster or run more comfortably, especially if you are injured.
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Running with the Whole Body Report Abuse
Ways to learn to run with less effort and understand how your entire body works when you run, not just your legs.
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The Business Plan for the Body Report Abuse
Lose weight - Run Better. Simple, practical, no-nonsense weight loss guide
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The Complete Book of Running for Women Report Abuse
The ins and outs of running for female runners
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Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Running Report Abuse
Weight training geared for runners, which can lower the risk for overuse injuries.
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Why We Run: A Natural History Report Abuse
A history of running for those with a passion for everything about running and runners.
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The Non-Runner's Marathon Trainer Report Abuse
Good newbie advice and excellent marathon training schedule (also one of the longest for those who need the time).
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No need for Speed; A Beginner's Guide to Joy of Running Report Abuse
Crossing the finish line on your own terms
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Running Through The Wall; Personal Encounters with the Ultramarathon Report Abuse
For the ambitious newbie with a thirst for more after their first marathon as well as inspiration for how to complete a long distance running experience
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Runner's World; The Complete Book of Running Report Abuse
Good overview of marathon running and training using the conversational style of questions and answers with experts. Good book for bouncing between chapters as each stands alone.
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Pain Free: A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain Report Abuse
Interesting insights and practical methods to cure pain without medicine
-2 points - added 8 years ago by redmark -

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The Lore of Running Report Abuse
Excellent training and information guide to running and racing.
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