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The Resource Adventurous spirit, Heather Hawkins

Adventurous spirit, Heather Hawkins

Label
Adventurous spirit
Title
Adventurous spirit
Statement of responsibility
Heather Hawkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At 41 - with two teenagers and a contentedly unadventurous life - Heather Hawkins made a doctor's appointment. Diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer, within nine days she had surgery to remove an 18cm tumour, and a full hysterectomy. Instead of chemotherapy, she chose a non-invasive surveillance treatment. The experience reignited Heather's adventurous and invincible spirit. At 47 she pulled on an old pair of shorts and runners and struggled to the end of a 4km mothers' day fun run with her kids. Five years later she has 17 marathons and 3 ultra marathons under her belt, including the North Pole Marathon and the extraordinary World Marathon Challenge - a gruelling seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. She topped that off by trekking 1700km in the thin air of Nepal's Great Himalaya Trail. And she's only just getting started ... 'Heather's courage is immeasurable. She has unstoppable conviction and an energy that inspires and amazes me' - Robert de Castella - AO MBE, Australian Former World champion Marathon Runner
Dewey number
796.4252092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Adventurous spirit, Heather Hawkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Sometimes life takes us to places we never planned to go"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760522803
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Adventurous spirit, Heather Hawkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Sometimes life takes us to places we never planned to go"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760522803
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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