Ultra-marathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way: Get a jump on training for an ultra-marathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, authored by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.
Hal Koerner is among America's best ultra-runners, with podium results in more than 90 ultra-marathons. In his smart, down-to-earth handbook, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits, and insider tips to help you prepare for your ultra.
You'll find guidance on exactly what you need to know to prepare for ultra-marathon, including:
Best gear for ultra-runningFueling and hydration guidelinesChoosing an ultraTrail-running techniqueFirst-aid adviceBeating altitude, storms, and heatRace-day game plansCrew and pacer tipsMental 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 ultra-marathons.
Start your ultra with confidence and finish it strong with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning!
Foreword by Scott Jurek.