READER’S BOOK REVIEW: “100 MARATHONS”

From Facebook message posted in February by a reader of my first book,  100 Marathons (Skyhorse Press, 2008), recently re-released as a paperback edition:

Just finished 100 Marathons, Memories and Lessons Learned from Races Run Around the World, by Jeffrey Horowitz. Highly enjoyable romp, mixing race advice with stories about bathroom breaks, losing toenails, all the good stuff. Plus musings on why we run. “Running, to me, is what the cathedral was to the masses in the Middle Ages: a visible declaration of the wonder of creation. For me, running is the best expression of a runner’s faith. Through pain and injury, and success, we are who we are, and become who we want to be.

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About horowitzrun

Jeff is a certified running, cycling, and triathlon coach, and is the author of "My First 100 Marathons" (Skyhorse Press 2008) and "Smart Marathon Training" (Velo Press 2011). An obviously addicted runner, Jeff has run at least one marathon in every state and on 6 continents, including marathons in South Africa, China, Bangkok, and Antarctica. Jeff is available for group, one-on-one, and virtual coaching. Options include: 1. Basic Training Plan. This includes a customized training schedule geared towards a goal race, with a detailed running schedule that would include all distances and target times for each workout, including speedwork, tempo, and endurance sessions. 2. Complete Fitness and Race Plan. This includes the plan listed above, plus the non-running workouts and drills that runners need for better overall fitness and performance. You would get strength & core workouts, as well as run-specific training drills and stretches. 3. Virtual Coaching. This includes all of the above, implemented on a week-by-week basis. We review each week's progress at week's end so that adjustments can be made. The program is tailored to suit you right up to race day. It involves more contact, on a weekly or even daily basis. 4. Full Coaching for athletes in the Washington DC area. All of the above, plus a weekly workout together including speedwork, drills, and strength training. 5. Individual track sessions. One-on-one track-based workouts. Contact Jeff for pricing.
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