Hal Higdon

Hal Higdon

Hal Higdon is an American writer and runner. He has contributed to Runner's World magazine longer than any other writer. He is the author of 34 books, including the best-selling Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide. He has worked as a freelance writer since 1959, and has written a variety of subjects including a children's book that was made into an animated feature. He ran eight times in the United States Olympic Trials and won four world masters championships. He is one of the founders of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).


  • The Union vs Dr. Mudd (1964), Follett, ASIN B0006BM038
  • Inside Pro Football (1968), Grosset & Dunlap, ASIN B000GQHDL2
  • The Horse that Played Center Field, Holt Rinehart and Winston; 1st edition (1969), ASIN B000GHTCP6
  • The Business Healers (1969), ASIN B0006DEMPA
  • Champions of the Tennis Court (1971), Prentice-Hall, ISBN 0-13-125419-7
  • The Electronic Olympics (1971), Henry Holt & Company, Inc., ISBN 0-03-080224-5
  • Finding the Groove (1973), Putman, ISBN 0-399-11144-1
  • The Last Series (1974), Dutton, ISBN 0-525-33395-9
  • Hitting, Pitching and Fielding (1978) Putnam Pub Group Library, ISBN 0-399-61117-7
  • The Marathoners (1980) G.P. Putnam's Sons, ISBN 0-399-20695-7
  • Beginners Running Guide (1987) Anderson World; Revised edition, ISBN 0-89037-130-X
  • Run Fast: How to Train for a 5-K or 10-K Race (1992), Rodale, ISBN 0-87596-103-7
  • Marathon: The Ultimate Guide (1993) , Rodale, ISBN 0-87596-159-2
  • Johnny Rutherford (1994), X-S Books, Inc., ISBN 0-399-61136-3
  • On the Run from Dogs and People (1995), Roadrunner Pr; 3RD edition, ISBN 0-9636346-2-3
  • Hal Higdon's How to Train: The Best Programs, Workouts, And Schedules For Runners Of All Ages (1997) Rodale, ISBN 0-87596-352-8
  • Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide (1999), ISBN 1-57954-171-2
  • Run Fast: How to Beat Your Best Time--- Every Time (2000) Rodale Books; Rev Ed edition, ISBN 1-57954-269-7
  • Henderson, Joe, and Hal Higdon, Running 101 (2000), Human Kinetics Publishers; 1 edition (August 2000) ISBN 0-7360-3056-5
  • Marathon A-Z, (2002), The Lyons Press, ISBN 1-58574-453-0
  • Masters Running: A Guide To Running And Staying Fit After 40 (2005) Rodale, ISBN 1-59486-021-1
  • Marathon (2006) Rodale International Ltd, ISBN 1-4050-8799-4

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