Testimonials

“Dr. Maharam is at the forefront of exercise-related medical issues in the U.S. and around the world. In his work as a marathon race director, he has done much to make the sport of distance running safer and more enjoyable for hundreds of thousands of runners. He’s that rare sports medicine expert who knows how to explain the science in terms that average athletes can understand and follow.” — Amby Burfoot, former executive editor of Runner’s World magazine

“Running Doc is the most knowledgeable and articulate medical professional in the running industry. His willingness to share his expertise has prevented countless medical emergencies and personal hardships. More than that, his warmth and humor ease the anxiety of those with whom he speaks.” — John “The Penguin” Bingham, columnist for Competitor magazine

“When runners get hurt, they fly to Dr. Maharam!” — Meb Keflezighi, 2009 New York City Marathon winner and 2004 Olympic silver medalist

“Running Doc brings a unique blend of anecdotal experience and medical science to the sports world, particularly distance running. He knows how to keep people exercising safely. Best of all he can do it by explaining things in a way that everyone can understand.” — Frank Shorter, 1972 Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist, 1976 Olympic Marathon Silver Medalist

“Maharam is far and away the best and most experienced doctor specializing in running and marathon medicine in the world.” — Tracy Sundlun, co-founder of the Rock ’N’ Roll Marathon Series and former Olympic track coach

“Dr. Maharam is the definitive medical resource for the running and walking industry. His brilliance is in the delivery. He entertains as he educates leaving you with great information and a smile on your face.” — Jenny Hadfield, running coach and columnist for Runner’s World and Health magazines and author of Running for Mortals

“Dr. Maharam’s new book is the perfect instruction manual for both die-hard runners and the rest of us. Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running serves as a portable doctor on your bookshelf, ready to use at any time.” — New York Daily News

“I have had the privilege of working with Dr. Maharam at the Rock ‘n’ Roll events for the past ten years.  I have observed him in hundreds of clinics addressing thousands of runners and walkers. Dr. Maharam is, simply put, the most knowledgeable medical professional in the world of endurance athletics. He delivers his advice with the unique combination of solid medical opinion and common sense advice.” — John “The Penguin” Bingham, running columnist and author of An Accidental Athlete

Dr. Maharam is the premier running doctor in the world! He has carved out a specific medical specialty for taking care of runners. I was lucky to have him formulate our medical plans and lead our medical teams as well as educate our runners. This book will be an invaluable resource for all runners at all levels.” — Allan Steinfeld, former President and CEO of New York Road Runners and Race Director of New York City Marathon

“If you’ve got a sports injury, Dr. Maharam is the go-to doctor and his book is the go-to resource for patients and doctors.” — Steven Van Camp, MD, FACSM, former president of the American College of Sports Medicine

“It didn’t take long to realize that Maharam was the best student I ever had. He absorbed everything we knew about the biomechanics of running and walking. He has gone on to become an expert in the physiology of running. I have enjoyed watching him become the best and that I was able to help him accomplish that.” — Allan M. Levy, MD, former team physician of the New York Giants, New Jersey Nets, and New York Islanders

“Dr. Maharam is innovative, dedicated, and great both behind the scenes making it happen as well as front and center speaking to a group. He stays current and informed. Dr. Maharam is sure to make you think and stimulate discussion on any topic he covers.” — Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, columnist for Men’s Health magazine and team nutritionist of the New York Giants football team