Who better than Grete Waitz, nine-time winner of the New York City marathon, to take a runner through that first 26.2 mile race? Ms. Waitz's conversational style makes this book less like a dry manual and more like having a friend tell you what to expect. -- Dallas Morning News
About the Author
Grete Waitz is a celebrated marathoner who has won the New York City Marathon a record nine times.
Gloria Averbuch is a competitive runner and the author of The New York Road Runners Complete Book of Running Fitness
. She lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.
Gloria Averbuch is a competitive runner and writes extensively on running and fitness.