Chapter 1. An Incredible Journey; Chapter 2. Roots; Chapter 3. Ready to Run; Chapter 4. First Steps; Chapter 5. Why We Run; Chapter 6. Hard/Easy; Chapter 7. Immediate Achievement; Chapter 8. Base Training; Chapter 9. Picking a Program; Chapter 10. Novice Training; Chapter 11. Moving Upward; Chapter 12. The Pinnacle; Chapter 13. Half-Marathoner Walking; Chapter 14. HM3; Chapter 15. Tween; Chapter 16. Do-It-Yourself Training.
Planned publicity and reviews in various running magazines including Runners' Werld and Athletics Weekly. Solus emails, inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.
Higdon has run 111 marathons, 18 of them at Boston. He considers himself more than a running specialist, having spent most of his career as a full-time journalist writing about a variety of subjects, including business, history and science.