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Chrissie Wellington to embark on nationwide UK book tour
To celebrate the release of her hotly anticipated new book To the Finish Line: A World Champion Triathlete’s Guide To Your Perfect Race, this September Chrissie Wellington is embarking on a nationwide book signing tour, which takes in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Tenby (Ironman Wales Expo).
Written in conjunction with 220, the book offers advice on everything, from planning your race season and fitting triathlon training into everyday life, to race nutrition strategies and coping with pre-race nerves, to exercising during pregnancy and how to budget for a triathlon.
Drawing on Chrissie’s own training and race experiences – both good and bad – and packed full of extras, such as recipes, a typical weekly training programme and pearls of wisdom from some of Chrissie’s own advisors, including her former coach and fellow Ironman legend, 220 Triathlon columnist Dave Scott
Chrissie told 220: “The book is something I have wanted to do for a long time and has been a labour of love. I wanted to give something back to the sport I love, which has given me so much, and inspire others to push that bar a little bit higher to see what they could achieve.
“Triathlon is an all-consuming sport and support from family and friends are an important part of any triathlete’s journey. I want readers to feel, through this book, that I am part of that network and help give them the skills, and the confidence, to push through and cross their own personal finish line.”
Chrissie Wellington OBE is an iconic figure in the history of British triathlon. A four-time world Ironman champion, she also holds the Ironman world record, was voted Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year in 2010, and was awarded an OBE for services to sport and charity in 2015. Her 2012 memoir, A Life Without Limits, also published by Constable, was a No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller.
To the Finish Line: A World Champion Triathlete’s Guide To Your Perfect Race, published by Constable, will be out on 7th September