Running Your First Ultra

Author(s): Krissy Moehl


This book is the answer for the growing number of runners interested in going beyond the standard marathon and taking their running to the next level. Using the tactics that have made her one of the top female ultramarthon runners with more than 100 races and 46 female wins author Krissy Moehl will help new ultramarathon runners get across the finish line of their first 50-kilometer, 50-mile or 100-mile race. This detailed, yet flexible training plan offers everything a runner needs to successfully complete their first ultra. It is built in phases including a base phase to bulk up mileage, a hills and strength-training phase, a speed phase, an endurance phase and a fine-tuning phase. Along the way readers will cross train, have built-in recovery time and track everything from calories burned to sleep and heart rate. In addition to training, Moehl will help readers pick their first races, assemble their support teams, buy gear and get adequate nutrition. In her 13-year career, Moehl has run more than 100 races. She has 46 female wins and 2 outright wins. When Moehl isn't racing, she serves as a coach for people who want to run ultramarathons. Her positive, encouraging attitude, deep knowledge and enthusiasm for the sport will make sure that readers train right and have fun doing it.


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For the growing legion of marathoners interested in taking their running to the next level with coaching from Krissy Moehl, winner of 46 marathon and ultramarathon races.

Krissy Moehl knows what it means to take the road less traveled, and the difference this had made in her life. Stepping into these pages opens an invitation to join the ultra running community, and to look more deeply into yourself - what you are made of and what you can do.--Kristin Armstrong "Contributing Editor for RUNNER'S WORLD magazine, author of MILE MARKERS and a mother of three "

Krissy Moehl is an ultramarathon runner, coach, public speaker and race director. In her 15-year career, she has run more than 100 races. She has 55 female wins and 2 outright wins. Moehl's impressive track record boasts first female finishes at the world's toughest ultras including Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc 165km, Ultra Trail du Mont Fuji 100 mile, HURT 100, Hardrock 100 and several others. Moehl blogs about her running at She hails from the Pacific Northwest.

General Fields

  • : 9781624141423
  • : St. Martin's Press
  • : Page Street Publishing Co.
  • : 0.454
  • : December 2015
  • : 228mm X 203mm X 10mm
  • : December 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Krissy Moehl
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 796.425
  • : 192