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8 edition of First Marathons found in the catalog.

First Marathons

by Gail Kislevitz

  • 40 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Breakaway Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Running & Jogging,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Marathon running,
  • Sports - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGail Waesche Kislevitz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8716505M
    ISBN 101891369113
    ISBN 109781891369117
    OCLC/WorldCa47743051

      One of the toughest half marathons in the UK, although suitable for all abilities, with a generous 4 hour time limit. Starting from Moss Bank Park, Bolton, Greater Manchester, the route takes you up Winter Hill, then along Rivington Pike, which you run up and over, then back along the same route to the finish. A fully marked and supported out and back course - 50% .   Matthew Graham, a something based in Phoenix who runs about five marathons every year, agrees. “One year I ran the NYC Marathon with Author: Wendy Rose Gould.

    The best marathons for beginners is more than a list of races, it’s looking at your options and figuring out exactly which one is going to give you a shot at a spectacular day. The marathon isn’t just miles, it’s the months of training leading up .   An interesting read is “First Marathons,” a collection of stories of people’s first marathons. Grete Waitz’s story is similar to Kara’s – she ran the NYC Marathon as her first marathon, and she won it. The other story that sticks with me is of a married couple who were couch potatoes.

    Detailed information on First Marathon, provided by ahotu Marathons with news, interviews, photos, videos, and reviews.   The first Barkley Marathons was held in John Kelly is the fifteenth finisher of the Barkley Marathons. After getting to the last book, Kelly says he .


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First Marathons by Gail Kislevitz Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book both reassured and terrified me before my first marathon. Hearing about all the awful things that befall people in miles doesn't make me want to do the marathon more than before I read the book, but if only 1 or 2 of those things happen to me, I will First Marathons book lucky/5(40).

Unlike a training book by such athletes as Jeff Galloway or Hal Higdon, First Marathons offers no technical advice on running any distance, nor does it endorse any particular program or regimen. Instead, it is a collection of testimonials, stories of people and the events of their lives that led to their first mile race/5.

First Marathons is the best instruction book you will ever find, because you learn from the heartfelt life experience of others.

Illumination and inspiration are on every page. These runners are old and young, fat and thin, men and women. Some are famous (like Grete Waitz, Ted Corbitt, and Bill Rodgers), and others are just ordinary people /5(40). First marathons are about having fun—you can fret about time later.

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series practically invented the mile party. Today, there are nine RNR marathons, but we say go to Arizona.

Here's why: The half and full marathons have separate starts and First Marathons book courses, reducing congestion. First Marathons is the collected stories of 37 runners, told in their own words, describing the experience of running their first marathon. Everything is covered, from the early flickerings of desire, all the way to full-blown obsession—the training, the food, the emotions, every mile of this incredible : Breakaway Books.

In her book, "First Marathons", Gail Kislevitz brings together interviews and first marathon stories from dozens of famous marathoners.

By permission of the publisher, we were able to include a few chapters from Gail Kislevitz's book - take a look and enjoy. Marathons start very early and staying up all night driving just to get out of the car and start running is not the best strategy. You’ll be tired and out of it.

Get a hotel room, book a hostel, sleep in your car if you have to, but get there a day early. You’ll probably be required to in order to pick up your race packet. First Marathons is the best instruction book you will ever find, because you learn from the heartfelt life experience of others.

Illumination and inspiration are on every page. These runners are old and young, fat and thin, men and women. Some are famous (like Grete Waitz, Ted Corbitt, and Bill Rodgers), and others are just ordinary people. That’s not necessarily a great idea for a first timer, says Gail Kislevitz, author of First Marathons, a book of personal accounts.

"Traveling. Unlike many reviewers who complained that the book didn't fulfill their expectations of what an "elite runner" advice book should contain, I found Kara Goucher's anectdotal approach reassuring and comforting.

Having started running two years ago this coming December, I picked up "Running for Women" to gain an informative, but realistic female perspective on running/5.

The marathon is a long-distance race with an official distance of kilometres (approximately 26 miles yards), usually run as a road event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens, who reported the victory.

The marathon can be completed by running or with a run/walk c: Samuel Wanjiru (). Feb. 17, ; Austin, Texas 7 of The event will mark the 26th running of the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon, which means they know a thing or two about putting together a great race.

In true "Live Music Capital of the World" style, the course of this race is lined with more than 30 local Austin bands. Austin is an incredible city Author: Dorothy Beal.

Four-time Olympian Meb Keflezighi is not only prolific over the mile distance; the March publication of 26 Marathons will be Keflezighi’s third book, and his first since announcing his Occupation: Contributing Writer.

The Barkley Marathons is an ultramarathon trail race held in Frozen Head State Park near Wartburg, runners complete 60 miles (97 km) this is known as a "fun run". The full course is miles ( km) (distances are approximate). The race is limited to a hour period, and takes place in late March or early April of each : Trail racing.

In his book, Olympic Marathon, Charlie Lovett devotes a short chapter to each of the Olympic marathons - including a view of the participants of each race, the politics and the perserverence.

Through permission, we include four chapters of this book here, describing the marathon myth, the creation of the first marathon and that race itself, the.

Every future Barkley runner will want to read Frozen Ed Furtaw's book "Tales From Out There: The Barkley Marathons, The World's Toughest Trail Race." Frozen Ed was the first runner to complete the Fun Run and he also is one of the great sources of information about the race.

What a First Half Marathon Really Feels Like. by Laura Dattaro. It was around the end of the tenth mile that the thought first occurred to me, much to my surprise and entertainment. I was a writer-type, a book nerd, an introvert; my tribe preferred to break a sweat from sipping warm beverages in cozy sweaters, not pounding pavement or Author: Laura Dattaro.

Inspiring, informative, with training schedules, advice, and anecdotes throughout. Another very useful part of the book is the pre and post marathon preparations. Most valuable part is the motivation the book will give you.

Four Months to a Four-hour Marathon. Buy the book. FIRST® was featured in the August Runner’s World. “The Furman FIRST® training programs are the most detailed, well-organized, and scientific training programs for runners that I have ever seen.

For many runners, especially those hard-pressed to find time for their workouts, the Furman FIRST® programs will also be the. Book Review - First Marathons by Gail Kislevitz If you like reading stories about runners of ALL ability levels this book is a good one. I really enjoyed it and found it very helpful for getting ready for my first marathon.

The stories about people hitting the wall, feeling hungry enough to stop almost anywhere for food, being overcome with joy after finishing and many other interesting. Run Less Run Faster book. RESULTS As noted, I have not tried this method of training {mostly because it doesn’t appeal to me} so here are two women that have used it and found success: Corey – I ran my first 3 marathons using this and went from a to a to a Most importantly though I really got comfortable with tempo and speed.

We want to run marathons in all fifty states. We want to run marathons on all seven continents. If you follow my advice and run your first marathon in a sensibly slow time aimed mainly at getting yourself to the finish line, you may want to pick bettering that time as a goal for your second or third : Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.Read "My First Marathons 2, Miles with an Obsessive Runner" by Jeffrey Horowitz available from Rakuten Kobo.

Jeffrey Horowitz didn’t expect to fall in love with marathoning, but that’s just what happened. He had never run a race, Brand: Skyhorse.