This book lays out all of the training necessary to qualify for the greatest of all marathons: the Boston Marathon. With the Galloway program, it's possible to be in the best shape of your life and have energy to enjoy family and career. The highly successful training schedules include all of the elements needed to qualify, based upon the Boston Marathon standards. Galloway's magic mile gives a reality check on progress and sets realistic pacing goals for long runs and the race itself.
Jeff Galloway is the author of the best-selling running book in North America ("Galloway's Book on Running") and is a Runner's World columnist, as well as an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. He has worked with over 150,000 average people in training for specific goals and Galloway's quest for an injury-free marathon training program led him to develop group training programs in 1978. Galloway is the designer of the walk-run, low mileage marathon training program (Galloway RUN-WALK method) with an over 98 per cent success rate.