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    DescriptionThe main section of the book gives fun runners and ambitious runners alike a knowledgeable introduction, enabling them to draw up a structured training plan for the ultra distances. Runners are provided with plans for 50km 100km, 24hr and multi-day races and shown how to achieve these performances. They are given information on nutrition, equipment, orthopedic problems, typical injuries and mental training, thus providing an optimal preparation for successful ultra running. The book also gives an understanding of the fascination of this sport, bringing the scene to life with brief biographies of 10 top runners as well as selected running anecdotes.

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    Ultramarathon Training
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wolfgang Olbrich
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9781841263625
    ISBN 10: 1841263621

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T General Subject: 760
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.6
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WSD, WSKC
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC V2.8: SPO046000, HEA017000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14460
    B&T Approval Code: A97403000, A09204000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO035000, SPO064000
    B&T Approval Code: A09203000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.42/52
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: MARA8500, P0041514, P0041515
    DC23: 796.4252
    DC22: 796.4252071
    LC classification: GV1065.17.T73 O4313 2012
    Thema V1.0: SHBF, SCG
    Illustrations note
    150 photos & illustrations
    Meyer & Meyer Sport (UK) Ltd
    Imprint name
    Meyer & Meyer Sport (UK) Ltd
    Publication date
    28 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Wolfgang Olbrich, born 1968, is himself a passionate ultra distance runner and has completed more than 70 ultra distance races since the Biel 100km in 2001, as well as successfully finishing over 50 Marathons. He is a German Athletics Federation licensed high- performance running coach, and looks after diverse ultramarathon running groups ranging from beginners to junior international level. He is also responsible for all sports and high performance-related issues concerning the German Ultramarathon Foundation Championships in a voluntary capacity.