Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning: Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond Paperback – 31 Aug 2014
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Whether you are a newbie ultramarathoner or a season veteran, Hal s down-to-earth advice will give you the confidence to get to the finish line or set a personal best. --Scott Jurek, author of Eat & Run
Hal Koerner has a formula for fitness and life that keeps him winning and smiling. So follow his lead just don t try to keep up. --Outside magazine
Ultra running champions like Koerner make it look easy. -'Competitor magazine' Hal Koerner s ultra career was started deliberately, and, with plenty of mentors, he became one of the torchbearers of a new generation of trail fiends. --Runner s World magazine
From the Back Cover
PREPARE FOR YOUR MOST EPIC RUNS!
In ultramarathons, there isn't much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way-get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with "Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, " a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.
Hal Koerner is among America's best ultrarunners. In this smart, down-to-earth training manual, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested practices, and insider tips to help you prepare for your ultra. You'll find guidance on exactly what you need to know to train for your race, including:
best gear for ultrarunningfueling and hydration guidelines choosing an ultra trail-running technique first-aid advice beating altitude, storms, and heat race-day game planscrew and pacer tips mental strategies to get you to the finish line
The guide offers three detailed training plans to prepare for 50K, 50-mile to 100K, and 100-mile ultramarathons.
Start your ultra with confidence and finish it strong with "Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning!"
HAL KOERNER has raced ultramarathons across the globe and set fastest known time records on the Colorado Trail and the John Muir Trail. He was featured in the 2011 film "Unbreakable: The Western States 100" and in 2014 was called "The Happiest Runner on Earth" by "Outside" magazine.See all Product Description
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the boring old road marathons to the freedom of the trails, mountains and coast paths then this is a great place to start.
Good for beginners, but if you've read any similar books you might find yourself wanting more.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
If you haven't done more than 26 miles then this will open your eyes. Enough information to get you started.Published 4 months ago by Marais
Bought as a gift but one which was requested, as it's supposed to be one of the best ones for the Ultra Runner.Published 8 months ago by Suz C
Excellent book, purchased just to get a few tips for next year but found a wealth of information, also purchased the unbreakable film with him in it which was nice to learn... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Brilliant book compulsive reading and a good reference guide . A wealth of information for anyone considering an ultraPublished 10 months ago by Mrs N Keeler
Makes you think twice about how you do things. If you are a'beginner ultrarunner you want to have this book! Great tips!Published 19 months ago by Janos Orsos