Sarah Lavender Smith - The Trail Runner's Companion (Corte Madera)

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

The sport of trail running is booming as more runners seek more adventurous routes and a deeper connection with nature. Not only are runners taking to the trail, but a growing number are challenging themselves to go past the conventional 26.2-mile marathon point. The time is right for a book that covers everything a runner needs to safely and successfully run and race trails, from 5Ks to ultra distances. Like a trusted coach, The Trail Runner’s Companion offers an inspiring, practical, and goal-oriented approach to trail running and racing. Whether readers are looking to up their distance or tackle new terrain, they’ll find sophisticated, yet clear advice that boosts performance and enhances well-being. Along the way, they’ll learn:

  • Trail-specific techniques and must-have gear ·
  • What to eat, drink, and think—before, during, and after any trail run ·
  • How to develop mental tenacity and troubleshoot challenges on longer trail adventures ·
  • Colorful commentary on the characters and culture that make the sport special

With an engaging, encouraging voice, including tips and anecdotes from well-known names in the sport, this book is the ultimate guide to achieving peak performance—and happiness— out on the trails. 

Sarah Lavender Smith is a seasoned competitive trail runner, coach, and contributor to Trail Runner magazine. She also co-hosts UltraRunnerPodcast.com and blogs on TheRunnersTrip.com. A mother of two teens, Sarah has finished more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons.

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
The Trail Runner's Companion: A Step-By-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing, from 5ks to Ultras Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781493027743
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Falcon Press Publishing - June 1st, 2017

The sport of trail running is booming as more runners seek more adventurous routes and a deeper connection with nature. Not only are runners taking to the trail, but a growing number are challenging themselves to go past the conventional 26.2-mile marathon point.