Running in the Midpack

This is an expert running guide designed to engage with the substantial, and growing, yet often overlooked, middle-of-the-pack runner. The book is co-written by Martin Yelling, London Marathon’s official coach and star of Marathon Talk, the UK’s number 1 running podcast. Midpack runners are the unsung heroes of the running world and often don’t get the credit they deserve. ‘Midpackers’ run week-in, week-out, year-in, year-out but are ignored in book terms in favour of beginners and elite runners. And being in the mid-pack can be far from fun, often their performances plateau and this lack of achievement can lead to a loss of enthusiasm. This book is specially devised with midpackers in mind and will provide this important group with all the expert knowledge they need to go faster and go further.


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'a really, really, really good book' - Vassos Alexander'A masterpiece' - Paul-Sinton Hewitt CBE, parkrun founder'A lovely book? it is really simple about getting a nice relationship with your running where it helps your life and changes with your life? Very accessible.' - Paul Tonkinson, Running Commentary presenter and authorA smart running book designed for the all-too-often overlooked middle-of-the-pack runner, written by Marathon Talk's Martin Yelling and Anji Andrews.Welcome to the midpack!Running pushes us, stretches us, asks us difficult questions, challenges us. It gives us space, calms us down, picks us up, boosts our energy, rewards, inspires and fulfils us.Midpack runners - those who fall between the beginners and the elite - are the heartbeat and footsteps of the running community. In this long-overdue book, Marathon Talk's Martin Yelling and Anji Andrews share their expert knowledge, first-person stories and coaching ideas to nourish the midpackers' running experience.Covering such diverse topics as 'Making Yourself Bullet-proof' and 'How to Nail Your Race', Running in the Midpack will cultivate your running progress, and help you to become a healthy, happy and successful runner.Marathon Talk is the UK's number one running podcast.

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Weight 340 g
Dimensions 234 × 153 × 20 mm


Bloomsbury Sport


Bloomsbury Sport








796.425 (edition:23)


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