The Runner's Field Manual - Mark Remy & Editors of Runner's World

The Runner's Field Manual

By Mark Remy & Editors of Runner's World

  • Release Date: 2010-10-12
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors
3.5 Score: 3.5 (From 54 Ratings)

Description

Whether you run in the city or on trails, in races or just for fun, you'll find The Runner's Field Manual loaded with practical advice and how-to instruction. As funny as it is useful, this volume covers everything from Dealing With Drivers to Toenail Maintenance, and explores in explicit detail.

COMMON THREATS
Urban: The Blackberry-transfixed businessman
Suburban: The bored, angry dog
Trail: The mountain biker who has watched too many Mountain Dew commercials

SHOES & GEAR
The Reef Knot: The only knot you need to know
Barefoot Running: Crazy? Or just insane?
The Trash Bag Poncho: Three steps to ultra-cheap rainwear

RACE DAY CHALLENGES
Finding the Damn Thing: Not always so easy
Navigating the Aid Station: Pinch the cup
Finish Line Vomit: Hey, it happens

Full of charts, illustrations, and more than a few laughs, The Runner's Field Manual is the perfect reference for anyone who loves to run--or wants to learn how.

Reviews

  • Easy & Fun Read

    5
    By djRussC.
    As entertaining as it is informative. I'm an intermediate runner but a race beginner... This book is right up anyones alley with practical advice for your walks, jogs, or runs.
  • Just ok

    3
    By John03crv
    Too short to be a great book but ok overall.

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