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Is this the right book for me?
Want to enter a marathon but don’t know how to get a place? Be Your Best at Marathon Running doesn’t just give you a complete set of training plans, fitness advice and nutritional guidance, it also shows you where and how to apply, which marathon to enter, and how to raise money for charity. It is written by the founder of the UK’s leading running website, http://www.realrunners.co.uk, and also features a foreword from Dave Bedford, the London Marathon’s international coordinator and former Race Director.

Be Your Best at Marathon Running includes:
Chapter 1: Are you up to it?
Chapter 2: Choosing your first marathon and getting a place
Chapter 3: You’re in, now what?
Chapter 4: The right gear
Chapter 5: Training
Chapter 6: Your marathon training plan
Chapter 7: The importance of the gym Chapter 8: Eating and drinking
Chapter 9: The injury and illness curse
Chapter 10: Fundraising
Chapter 11: The week before the race
Chapter 12: The big day itself
Chapter 13: A real-life experience – Sue Thearle, TV presenter
Chapter 14: What next?