The Trail Runner’s Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras

The Trail Runner's Companion: A Step-by-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5Ks to Ultras Author Sarah Lavender Smith
ISBN-10 1493027743
ISBN-13 9781493027743
Year 2017-06-01
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Falcon Guides
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The sport of trail running is booming as more runners seek more adventurous routes and a deeper connection with nature Not only are runners taking to the trail but a growing number are challenging themselves to go past the conventional 26 2 mile marathon point The time is right for a book that covers everything a runner needs to safely and successfully run and race trails from 5Ks to ultra distances Like a trusted coach The Trail Runners Companion offers an inspiring practical and goal oriented approach to trail running and racing Whether readers are looking to up their distance or tackle new terrain theyll find sophisticated yet clear advice that boosts performance and enhances well being Along the way theyll learn Trail specific techniques and must have gearWhat to eat drink and thinkbefore during and after any trail run How to develop mental tenacity and troubleshoot challenges on longer trail adventures Colorful commentary on the characters and culture that make the sport specialWith an engaging encouraging voice including tips and anecdotes from well known names in the sport The Trail Runner s Companion is the ultimate guide to achieving peak performanceand happiness out on the trails Sarah Lavender Smith has long been one of trail runnings finest and most insightful writers and her first book The Trail Runners Companion ties everything together for all trail runners from newbies to veterans and all abilities in between She expertly and empathetically describes how one should train eat drink and think while becoming a trail runner But perhaps most importantly of all she tells us what it means to be a trail runnerwhy this journey in her words all the way up to the summit and back down is worth the effort If you already are a trail runner The Trail Runners Companion will make you want to become a better trail runner If you arent yet a trail runner The Trail Runners Companion will make you want to become one John Trent longtime ultrarunner race director Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run board member and award winning sportswriter The Trail Runner s Companion is a must have for all trail runners both new and experienced It brings a wealth of knowledge and entertaining stories to keep you engaged in the valuable content of the book If only I had The Trail Runner s Companion to read before my first trail race I could have avoided so many mistakes I highly recommend it Kaci Lickteig 2016 UltraRunning Magazine UltraRunner of the Year and Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run champion

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