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In The Little Red Book of Running,renowned running writer writer Scott Douglas delivers the advice that he’s compiled from interacting with some of the world’s most distinguished coaches and laureled runners. With 250 tips covering every aspect of running, this pocket-sized book of wisdom is the next best thing to having a personal running coach. Within these pages you’ll find:
• Advice on how to healthily increase your weekly mileage
• Expert guidance on how to boost your overall speed
• Recommendations for choosing the best sneaker for your foot
• Suggestions for staying motivated through injury
• And 246 more tips for becoming a better runner!
Broken down into comprehensive topics that cover all aspects of running—from determining your weekly mileage to running a personal best—The Little Red Book of Running is sure to quickly become a runner’s new best friend.
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About the Author
Amby Burfoot won the Boston Marathon in 1968 and joined Runner's World ten years later. He became executive editor in 1985, and he held the position for twenty years before retiring in 2013. Amby has run 110,000 miles in his lifetime and owns the US's longest active "race road streak," having completed the Thanksgiving Day 5-mile run in Manchester, Connecticut, fifty-five years in a row. Currently a writer at-large for Runner's World, he has been honored by numerous running organizations both as an athlete and as a writer. Now in his early seventies, he continues running up to thirty miles a week.