Ordered this via Amazon and it arrived in 1.5 weeks even with normal shipping. The costs add up to USD27.54. I'm hoping that this book is as fantastic as John Bryant's London Marathon. If you read the full titles of both books, you'll see that both races claim to be best in the world. I'm not in the position to comment not having run any race of this scale but suffice to say that having the opportunity to participate in both races are the dream of nearly all marathoners. To all marathoners out there applying to enter either or both races anytime soon, here's me wishing you all the best! I'm sure it'll be one heck of an experience!