Author(s): Meghan M. Hicks
Every year, countless runners, endurance athletes and outdoor enthusiasts discover the sport of trail running. Whether they run for peace of mind, appreciation of nature, or competition, they find a sport unlike any other. Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running captures the excitement, intensity and appeal of the outdoors. From training and preparation to overcoming nature's obstacles, it's all here, accompanied by detailed instruction, expert insights and stunning colour photography. Whether an experienced road runner looking for new challenges or an extreme athlete pushing their physical limits, they will need look no further than Where the Road Ends, the authoritative guide to trail running.
Planned publicity and reviews in various running magazines including Runners' World and Athletics Weekly. Solus emails, inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.
Meghan was the 2013 winner of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco, the world's largest, oldest and most competitive expedition-style trail running race. She has dozens of other wins and podium finishes at trail races around the world. She is the senior editor of iRunFor.com, the world's premier trail running website; a contributing editor for Trail Runner magazine; and a former columnist for Marathon Beyond.
Chapter 1. Stepping Off Road; Chapter 2. Trail Running Techniques; Chapter 3. Finding Footing; Chapter 4. Techniques to Match Terrain; Chapter 5. Trail Tools; Chapter 6. Hydration and Nutrition; Chapter 7. Conquering the Conditions; Chapter 8. Training for the Trail; Chapter 9. Trail Running Training Plan; Chapter 10. Trail Safety; Chapter 11.-Health and Injuries; Chapter 12. Trail Racing.