Running Your First Marathon/Jeff Galloway's Blog and Twitter

Jeff Galloway, author of our two running books, has been in the limelight lately. On June 1st, New York Times writer Tara Parker Pope described how she is using Jeff’s revolutionary walk-run training technique to run her first (NYC) marathon. Tara, “…more couch potato than runner,” was discovering first-hand, that “… walk breaks are a way for older, less fit and overweight people to take part in a sport that would otherwise be off limits. But most surprising are the stories from veteran runners who say run-walk training has helped them post faster race times than ever.”

NYTimes article: 

Jeff’s two books, Galloway’s Book on Running, and Marathon: You Can Do It!, are selling better this year than in 2008. Totals since publication: 

GBR: 73,000 copies (the first version sold 550,000 copies)

Marathon: 103,000 copies

Attention, runners:

Jeff’s blog: https://jeffgalloway.typepad.com/

Jeff’s tweets: https://twitter.com/jeffgalloway

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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