Released on 05 September 2008.

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Runner's World Guide to Road Racing

Run Your First (or Fastest) 5-K, 10-K, Half-Marathon or Marathon

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Whether you are a competitive or a recreational runner, the Runner’s World Guide to Road Racing is a must-have book to help you prepare for and perform your best on race day. It is packed with advice on training, nutrition, and injury rehabilitation and prevention as well as other invaluable information to help readers achieve their peak running performance.

Featuring distance-specific training programmes, eating plans, race-day strategies and advice on achieving the optimal mental state for competition, the book is designed to suit runners of all experience levels. Whether you are a beginner who is starting from scratch, or have been running for years, you can use this book safe in the knowledge that every tip, instruction and recommendation included has been tried and tested by the experts at Runner’s World.