This is a friendly sourcebook for both beginning and experienced women runners. It covers training, nutrition, injury prevention, motivation, racing and includes advice from experts and other women runners. It acknowledges the fact that women have different running need from men, and addresses the physical, psychological and social difference that influence the way women should train.
Claire Kowalchik is the former managing editor at RUNNER'S WORLD magazine. She has run eight marathons, countless road races, and is an assistant instructor for a women's running group.