Mastering the Marathon

Time-Efficient Training Secrets for the 40-plus Athlete


Book Description

About Fink, Don

Don Fink is an internationally known triathlon and running coach/trainer and author of the popular triathlon training book, Be IronFit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness. Don trains endurance athletes on five continents through his business: IronFit ( Don has personally trained hundreds of marathoners to their personal best times, including many who qualified for the Boston Marathon for the first time, and who broke 3:00, 2:50, and 2:40 for the first time. In addition to being a coach/trainer, Don Fink is an elite athlete. He has raced over 30 Ironman triathlons (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run) and has many age group victories and course records to his credit. Don’s time of 9:08 at the 2004 Ironman Florida is one of the fastest times ever recorded by an athlete in the 45-49 age group. Don also placed in the top three overall in the 2002 Ultra Man World Championships (6.2 mile swim, 262 mile bike, and 52.4 mile run) on the Big Island of Hawaii. Prior to becoming a full time athletic coach/trainer in 2000, Don Fink had a 20 year career in Investments and Finance, mostly with Citigroup. He lives in Morris County, New Jersey.