Hal Higdon has been called “the internet’s best-known running training plan guru”.
From novice to advanced, Hal offers plans for every distance, skill level, and pace. Incorporating wisdom from Hal’s bestseller Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide, he has you covered with more than 50 years of training and coaching experience.
Hal is a Contributing Editor for Runner’s World and is the magazine’s longest lasting writer, having contributed an article to RW’s second issue in 1966. He also is the author of over 3 dozen books, including Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide and Hal Higdon’s Half Marathon Training. In 2003, the American Society of Journalists and Authors awarded Hal its Career Achievement Award, the highest honor given to writer members.
Higdon’s unique narrative style connects with millions of visitors on his website, Facebook, and Twitter. Higdon lives on Lake Michigan in Long Beach, Indiana. He has 3 children and 9 grandchildren.