Want to enter a marathon but don't even know how to get a place? Be Your Best at Marathon Running doesn't just give you a complete set of training plans, fitness advice and nutritional guidance, it also shows you where and how to apply, which marathon to enter, and how to raise money for charity. It is written by the founder of the UK's leading running website, www.realrunners.co.uk, and also features a foreword from the founder of the London Marathon, Dave Bedford. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to run a marathon. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Tim Rogers has run 45 marathons and is the world record holder for the Global Challenge (running a marathon on all seven continents in the quickest time). Founder of the UK's leading running website, realrunner.com, he has trained thousands of runners, including celebrities, both online and face to face.