119 Days to Go: How to train for and smash your first marathon

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119 Days to Go: How to train for and smash your first marathon

119 Days to Go: How to train for and smash your first marathon

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Chris’s second book, Memoirs of a Fruitcake, became a Sunday Times bestseller and was named Sunday Times Book of the Year in 2011. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). The Spartathlon becomes the umbrella race as Vassos gradually recounts his experience during various chapters spread throughout the book. Chris's wild days are now firmly behind him, and he lives with his wife Natasha and sons Noah and Eli in the Berkshire countryside.

After a foreword by Chrissie Wellington and a short intro, the book begins at the pre-race briefing for Spartathlon, a 153-mile footrace reliving the footsteps of Pheidippides who, in 490 BC, ran from Athens to Sparta to seek help in the war between the Greeks and the Persians. There are also a few colour pages in the centre of the book showing pictures of the various races covered, including the obligatory ultra runners horrific-foot image. Chris’s wild days are now firmly behind him, and he lives with his wife Natasha and sons Noah and Eli in the Berkshire countryside. Vassos has many a tale to tell – from his encounters with Mick the flatulent Australian to a ridiculous-sized ankle at the Dragons Back race in Wales which could potentially have been cured by a magic-wand! Today we publish some of the world's foremost authors, from Nobel prize-winners to worldwide bestsellers recent successes including the Booker-winning Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel, and George RR Martin's blockbusting A Song of Ice and Fire series.Welcome to our reviews page, where we will tell you about products and books we particularly like and which we think you might be interested in to! For all ebook purchases, you will be prompted to create an account or login with your existing HarperCollins username and password.

Mimi’s name had come up in a few other books about the ultra-running scene, so I knew in my heart that she must be somewhere on the awesome scale, but I was unprepared for just how AMAZING this woman turned out to be…. If you’re new to the world of ultrarunning, this will give you a great picture of many big names and races and you’ll come away knowing a lot more about the scene and who’s who. It doesn’t feel disjointed and works well to create a sense of suspense about the outcome of the race and the people he meets along the way. Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event.

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Lisa had – at the time of writing the book – completed 90 marathons, finishing last 20 times without any worry at all.An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. She describes with great honesty how running made her change how she viewed food and possibly saved her life as a result. Now I HATE carrying anything in my hands when I run, but in the hotter months it is important to carry water (and door keys!

I was very much looking forward to reading this, as I very much enjoyed Phil’s debut book “ Keep on Running“, charting his own personal journey from couch potato to marathon runner.Biography: Chris Evans is a broadcaster, author, festival organiser, dad, granddad, husband and uber-enthusiastic amateur marathon runner. From Mimi’s first ever joyful outdoor 10 miler to her latest world record-breaking run, the book sweeps you along. He now continues to report all things sport moving with Chris and a number of the team over to Virgin radio earlier this year.

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