If you're thinking about doing a marathon but daunted by the mileage, consider the half-marathon. It's an excellent physical and mental challenge but isn't as demanding on the body or the schedule. Thing is, proper training is a must. "Half-Marathon: You Can Do It" by Jeff Galloway (Meyer & Meyer Sport Ltd., 2006) provides everything that both novice and experienced runners need to know.
-- Jeannine Stein
"Half-Marathon: You Can Do It" This is the latest running guide from Galloway, a highly respected Atlanta-based running coach and former Olympian who believes in safe and sane training to minimize injuries and better enjoy the journey. "Half-Marathon" includes detailed training schedules, running drills, information on nutrition and running form, tips for race day, troubleshooting advice for aches and pains, and ways to find half-marathon races.