Training plans for road runners. Renowned running authority, coach and best-selling author Pete Pfitzinger has teamed up with Philip Latter, senior writer for Running Times, to produce this essential training guide covering the most popular race distance, including the 5K, 10K and half marathon. Faster Road Racing provides a series of easy-to-follow programmes aimed at giving runners ongoing improvements in their race performances. It contains detailed plans for specific distances as well as expert advice on balancing training and recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering and training beyond the age 40. For serious runners who compete in numerous races at different distances throughout the year, these training plans are invaluable.