Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons

Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons Author Bryon Powell
ISBN-10 1891369903
ISBN-13 9781891369902
Year 2011-04-29
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher Breakaway Books
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Marathons have become too easy for some runners What was once the pinnacle of achievement in a runner s life is now a stepping stone for extraordinary adventure in ultramarathoning The number of ultrarunners those running distances of 50k 31 miles 50 miles 100k 62 miles or 100 miles is growing astronomically each year Dean Karnazes Ultramarathon Man and Chris McDougall s Born to Run have inspired tens of thousands to try these seemingly superhuman distances But to date there has been no practical guide to ultramarathoning Now Bryon Powell has written Relentless Forward Progress the first how to manual for aspiring ultrarunners Powell covers every aspect of training for and racing ultra distances Along the way more than a dozen elites and experts including Geoff Roes Krissy Moehl Michael Wardian Dave Mackey and David Horton provide invaluable advice on running ultramarathons By its conclusion this encyclopedic volume prepares runners for going farther than they have ever gone before and in the process shows them that they are capable of the impossible

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