This Girl Ran

This Girl Ran: Tales of a Party Girl Turned Triathlete

Non-Fiction, Sport, Running
Paperback Published on: 08/02/2018
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Synopsis

Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018 If you had told Helen two years ago that she would be getting up at 6 a.m. on Sundays to swim in a freezing reservoir and spending her Saturday nights unshowered and covered in mud in a pub, she would have spat out her champagne. But when everyone around you starts settling down, what else is a glamorous party girl to do but to launch herself into the world of endurance sport? For someone who didn't even own a pair of flat shoes (and definitely no waterproofs), Helen would soon find she had a lot to learn. Join Helen on her hilarious and soul-searching journey as she swaps a life of cocktail bars and dating for the challenges and exhilaration of triathlons, trail runs, obstacle races, long-distance cycles and ocean swims... and sets herself the seemingly impossible goal of qualifying as a Team GB triathlete.

  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781786852175
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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