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Summary: Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon, known worldwide as the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. But how do you run 26 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of support. Follows 13 sedentary people through a nine-month regimen designed to prepare them for the grueling Boston...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAR

Kaplan, Ben

Summary: A guide to preparing for a marathon offers advice on training as well as on such topics as nutrition and hydration, selecting shoes, pacing, form, preventing injuries, and staying motivated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2014

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Averbuch, Gloria

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. & C. Black 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4252 AVE

Caesar, Ed.

Summary: Two hours to cover twenty-six miles and 385 yards. It is running’s Everest, a feat once seen as impossible for the human body. But now we can glimpse the mountaintop. The sub-two hour marathon will require an exceptional combination of speed, mental strength, and endurance. The pioneer will have to endure more, live braver, plan better, and be luckier than anyone who has run before. So who will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4 CAE

Toor, Rachel.

Contents: The body -- Reasons not to run -- The routes -- One runner's beginnings -- The closet -- The coach -- The magazine rack -- Ride and ties -- Weekend mornings -- The first marathon -- Speed goggles -- The fast young man -- Boston -- Becoming a marathoner -- Racing -- The western state -- Injuries -- Ultras -- The watch -- The coach -- The fuel -- On the road -- The hospital -- Pacing -- The break...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 TOO

Greene, Laurence S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Human Kinetics 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 GRE

Ackland, Jon.

Summary: Offers several fourteen-week programs to train for a half-marathon, providing warm-up exercises, information on nutrition, and advice on choosing a training program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ulysses Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 ACK

Bingham, John

Summary: Explains how beginning-level runners can easily implement running into a lifestyle, in a guide that covers such topics as establishing a routine, eating and hydrating for maximum health, and training for speed and endurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 BIN

Dais, Dawn.

Contents: The preparation -- The decision -- The reason -- The accessories -- The training -- The limit -- The moment -- The lifestyle -- The pain -- The fundraising -- The payoff -- The mentality -- The marathon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 DAI

Holland, Tom

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fair Winds Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.42 HOL

Powell, Bryon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Breakaway Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.42 Powell 2011

Van Allen, Jennifer.

Summary: The first dedicated book on marathon and half marathon training from the renowned experts at Runner's World.The Runner's World Big Book of Marathon and Half-Marathon Training gives readers the core essentials of marathon training, nutrition, injury prevention, and more. The editors of Runner's World know marathon training better than anyone on the planet. They have spent the last few years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2012

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