The Trail Runner's Companion
A Step-by-step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, From 5Ks to UltrasBook - 2017
"The Trail Runner's Companion provides an inspirational, practical, and goal-oriented guide that coaches the reader to become a better and more satisfied runner through trail running. Written by veteran trail runner and competitor, Sarah Lavender Smith, each chapter opens with a compelling story, told in the author's engaging voice. Readers will embark on a journey that begins with safe, consistent training and culminates in adventurous, ambitious trail racing. Along the way, they'll learn the basics of technique and gear; deepen their appreciation for the ethos and characters who make up the sport; understand how to tackle numerous challenges during a trail run; and develop the physical and mental tenacity to complete an ultra-distance trail race. Combining the storytelling and coaching expertise of the author, who also interviews other pro trail runners to incorporate their insights, The Trail Runner's Companion delivers sophisticated, yet uncomplicated advice through a well-known and trusted personality in the sport of trail running" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Falcon, 
Characteristics: viii, 287 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm