• Your First Marathon

  • A Beginners Guide To Marathon Training, Marathon Preparation and Completing Your First Marathon
  • By: Richard Bond
  • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
  • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 06-16-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Richard Bond
  • 3.8 (25 ratings)

Regular price: $6.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $6.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Would you like to know how to complete a marathon?
To many people, having the desire to run a marathon is a mystery. But to others, it's one of the most natural activities in world. Running is one of the easiest sports to fit into a busy lifestyle. It doesn't cost you anything; you can do it anywhere and at any time. Most people will take up running to get fit or to lose weight initially. Once you get into it, and you've benefited from losing weight and getting fitter, you start to crave the desire of another challenge. "How far can you run?" or "How fast can you run?"
Whatever the initial motivation, the desire to test your limits is usually the driving force for people wanting to run a marathon.
Running a marathon is an epic challenge. On completion, you'll be part of a club with less than 1% of the world's population. When people think about running a marathon, the idea becomes scary and overwhelming. That's normal! This book is designed to take a complete beginner through the process of running a marathon from start to finish.
Here's a preview of what you'll learn:

How to get started on your marathon journey
Selecting the right training program
A training plan to get you to the finish
A sub-four hour training plan
Running workouts
Mental training tips
Running gear
Marathon nutrition and hydration basics
Injury prevention and recovery
Marathon preparation
Race day tips
And much more!
Download your copy today to receive all of this information!
©2015 Richard Bond (P)2015 Richard Bond
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Siren East on 12-18-17

Outdated thinking?

Author focuses on what seem to me to be outdated ideas of carb-loading, intensity runs, and high-tech footware. I personally find "primal endurance" thinking much more compelling.

Read More Hide me

By Aimee Meeker on 08-30-16

Short, not a lot of substance

Maybe it's because I am constantly looking for info regarding running--but I've heard all of this before. They basically explain a training program, which I have been doing for half marathons. It could be called "you're first race."

Not terrible, but it was not anything new for me.

Read More Hide me

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc