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Product Details

  • Paperback: 194 pages
  • Publisher: Phidippides Publications; 1st edition (August 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 096471874X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0964718746
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #439,519 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Jeff was an average high school runner who learned, trained hard and made the US Olympic team in 1972. His most satisfying moment, however, was pacing his teammate, Jack Bacheler, through the Olympic Trials Marathon and dropping back at the finish line so that Jack could take the final qualifying spot on the team. Since then, the force of his life has been helping others to enjoy the experience of running and and walking and the achievement of finishing a challenging event. Jeff's specialty is maximizing the enjoyment and satisfaction of running and walking, while minimizing the time spent, the injuries and the fatigue. He keeps innovating and articulating techniques which help average people enjoy running and walking more, run faster and reduce injuries. In Jeff's training programs across North America, thousands of beginners finish a marathon six months after taking their first step. More important to Jeff is that most of these folks are hooked on fitness. The feedback Jeff receives from his E-coach clients, training program members and Retreat and Running School participants provides the success base of the advice in this book.

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Jeff Galloway (born July 12, 1945 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is a former American Olympian. A lifetime runner, Galloway was an All-American collegiate athlete and a member of the 1972 US Olympic Team in the 10,000 meters. He remains a competitive athlete, continuing through a successful masters running career. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Galloway Productions, which conducts a broad range of training programs and events yearly; he also owns two running specialty stores.

Jeff was an average teenage runner who kept learning and working harder, until he became an Olympian. He is the author of the best-selling running book in North America ("Galloway's Book on Running") and is a Runners World columnist, as well as an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. He has worked with over 200,000 average people in training for specific goals and Galloway's quest for an injury-free marathon training program led him to develop group training programs in 1978. Galloway is the designer of the walk-run, low mileage marathon training program (Galloway RUN-WALK method) with an over 98% success rate.

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63 of 64 people found the following review helpful By x on December 29, 2007
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This is not a bad book if you have not read any of Galloway's other books. But if you have "Galloway's Book on Running", or "Marathon You can do it!" than this book is mostly more of the same. The training programs are different than the other two books I mentioned, but they are posted on his website for free. In short, if you are interested in Galloway's running techniques, check out his website and get his "Book on Running." It is his most comprehensive work.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Scott T. Floyd on December 15, 2012
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I have read most of this book and it is some great information. I will be using this method for my next marathon and half marathon.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Valeriano Eliseo Lopez III on December 5, 2012
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I bought this book so I would have guidance on achieving my goals in running, This book contains each goal like first 5k, 5k in a certain time, etc.
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What a great book this has been for my marathon training. I did my first marathon back in December '13 without the aid of any training resources. Galloway's book and all his other books are incredible. This book has assisted me in so many ways, and I feel progress using his run-walk-run method along with his timer. I knew nothing about the timer and used to look at my watch when I trained. His timer which I discovered in this book as been a real aide in my training. Thanks Jeff.
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I have run many 5k and 10k races this will be my first 1/2 and this book has given me the confidence I will succeed.
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