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For a runner that is incredibly serious about their training, this book is a must read. As the premier running book on the market, Daniels' has training plans for beginners and veterans alike with distances from 800 meters up to marathon training.
The different programs help the runner incorporate the proper mix of training intensities to prepare for race day. Adjusting for weather, how to come back from an injury or sickness, hill or treadmill training...it's all covered in this book!
2012 was a switch to a new course and I loved it. Though mostly flat, there was some hills. The course took advantage of the new Orlando Urban Trail. As always, Track Shack races are well organized and staffed. Nice touch to receive a finisher's medal - a big medal. The post race event was very large with lots of vendors and good information from F...
Date Posted: 2013-08-05
Disney Marathon Loved the race - 2013 Race By: Thomas Meade - (Sebring, FL)
I ran the Disney marathon in 1998 and then this year in 2013. The 2013 race has a great route through all the theme parks and avoids the long stretches of boring highway that the earlier race had. Many Disney characters along the route to greet and cheer us on. I think Disney put on a great race. There were no traffic problems, but I arrived about 2 h...
Everyone says Disney does a great job keeping you entertained while you run, and I have to agree. In addition to running through three of the parks, there was plenty of music, character photo ops, and lots and lots of cast members cheering you on. And the last half mile is through the middle of the after party in Epcot, so that was a nice final push. Re...
Man completes 26 marathons in 26 days 12/24/2013 - CNN On Thanksgiving Day, Jayson Black, 28, began his mission to raise awareness and money for a Las Vegas food bank by running 26 marathons in 26 days for a total of 681.2 miles.
Kipsang Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon 9/29/2013 - New York Times Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record of 2:03:23 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The previous record was held by Patrick Makau of Kenya at 2:03:38.