The Find Your Feet Trail Running Guidebook provides athletes of any ability a safe pathway of preparation to their chosen adventures. Hanny Allston's personal coaching methodologies focus on sustainable, long-term health, training and performance successes.
The Trail Running Guidebook contains a snapshot of key lessons that Hanny has learnt on her journey to becoming a world champion and elite trail running record holder. To help you find your feet in the sport of trail running she shares her theories on training & racing strategies, nutrition & hydration, equipment, how to avoid the common injuries, running technique, and psychology.
Unlike growth models where training builds and builds with little reprieve, Hanny's unique model - Wave Training - allows athletes greater potential for recovery, self-reflection, and spontaneous playfulness.
Hanny has experienced the elation of success but also the pitfalls of striving too far for performance. It is from this honest place that she writes this book for you.
"I have always known that I must share the knowledge I was fortunate to learn along my athletic journey. I hope that by writing this book I can pass forward the baton and help you to achieve your wildest dreams." Hanny AllstonAbout the Author
Hanny Allston is a world champion, elite Australian trail runner, and previous marathon and distance track athlete. She still holds numerous race records, from the marathon to ultramarathons. Hanny has a depth of academic and employment experiences working with athletes, both elite and recreational.
She is also an award-winning businesswoman, who knows what it is like to live in the modern world and to juggle responsibilities. Hanny is the person to guide you on your own journey. She wants to help you to Be, Play and Perform Wilder - to help you find your feet.
Darryl Griffiths, author & founder, Shotz Sports Nutrition Australia: Hanny covers all areas of mind and body, with a sound understanding that we are all unique and there is no 'one size fits all'. This book is the go-to for any level of runner from beginner to elite.
Hannah Clark, elite Australian lightweight rower turned distance runner: This is the training philosophy for the real person - where the stress of work, family and general life is actually accounted for. Whatever your version of 'success' is - whether that be elite performance or simply to get moving in the mountains - Hanny will help you to achieve just that.
Kellie Gibson, mother & businesswoman: Hanny's program offers something for everyone and can be easily adapted to runners of all levels, lifestyles and goals. This is the best investment I have made in my running in a very long time.
Bonnie Davies, athlete & shift-working nurse: Recently I competed in my first trail marathon in South Africa. This book was my bible! I ran the event with Hanny's words fresh in my mind and they were worth their weight in gold - or silver, as I came in second female and sixth overall!
Erika Brann, athlete & working mother: Some people have the ability to make you believe you can conquer the world. Hanny is one of those people.
Dr Chris Hayes, Pain Medicine Specialist: Hanny Allston has a passion for the planet's wilder places and helping people to access them in relative safety. She has the gift of making her experience as an elite athlete understandable to the recreational trail runner.