Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

Training for An Ultramarathon, From 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

Book - 2014
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Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way: get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning , a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.

Hal Koerner is among America's best ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his smart, down-to-earth handbook, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits, and insider tips to help you prepare for your ultra.

You'll find guidance on exactly what you need to know to prepare for ultramarathon, including:

best gear for ultrarunning fueling and hydration guidelines choosing an ultra trail-running technique first-aid advice beating altitude, storms, and heat race-day game plans crew and pacer tips mental strategies to get you to the finish line

The guide offers three detailed training plans to prepare for 50K, 50-mile to 100K, and 100-mile ultramarathons.

Start your ultra with confidence and finish it strong with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning !

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : VeloPress, [2014]
ISBN: 9781937715229
Characteristics: xxi, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Chase, Adam W.


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ArapahoeHollyR Aug 24, 2017

Good general introduction to trail running from a prominent American trail runner. Most helpful for absolute beginners; not a lot of content for more experienced or knowledgeable runners.


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May 02, 2018

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