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Apr 17, 2004
| ISBN 9781609616038
Apr 17, 2004 | ISBN 9781609616038
How to Become a Successful Racer and Adventure Athlete Why should you take a pair of sandals, a dollar bill, and a car antenna to your next adventure race? You’ll find the answer to that question and many others in Runner’s World Guide to Adventure Racing. In this authoritative guide, Ian Adamson shares his insider secrets for training, racing, team building, conflict management, injury prevention, equipment repair, sleep management, and much more. Often referred to as the Michael Jordan of adventure racing, Adamson helps you navigate any type of adventure race, from short sprint race to full-length expedition. In this guide, you’ll find: – Detailed training plans for recreational and competitive athletes – Tips for running, hiking, biking, paddling, navigating, and climbing more efficiently – A no-nonsense guide for what you need from the sporting goods store–and what you don’t – Insider secrets for mending equipment and injuries while in the wilderness – Adamson’s nine favorite foods to pack in your race bag You’ll also read Adamson’s humorous, touching, and downright chilling stories of life on the adventure trail. From sprint races to full-length expeditions, Adamson’s expert advice will get you and your equipment to the finish line in one piece.
Runner’s World is the world’s leading running magazine, with 10 international editions and a global circulation of 3.5 million.
“Ian Adamson is the leading authority on the sport of adventure racing, taking the science of teamwork, sleep management, navigation, and endurance to an unparalleled level. Ian’s entertaining and informative book gives novice and expert racers alike the secrets to tap the depths of our own potential and find the magic to push to the next level. If you are going to read just one book on the sport of adventure racing, this is the ultimate guide!” —Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind athlete to summit Mount Everest
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