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Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

Hal Koerner, Adam W. Chase, Scott Jurek (Foreword by)


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Ultramarathon doesn 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 ultrarunningfueling and hydration guidelines choosing an ultra trail-running technique first-aid advice beating altitude, storms, and heat race-day game planscrew 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

VeloPress, 9781937715229, 201pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2014

About the Author

Hal Koerner is one of America's top ultrarunners. He has won Hardrock and twice won the Western States 100. He has finished on the podium in over 90 ultramarathons, setting fastest known times on the Colorado Trail and the John Muir Trail. Hal is race director of four popular trail runs in Oregon and owns Rogue Valley Runners, a running store that is a Mecca for trail runners in the Pacific Northwest.