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A Race for Life: From Cancer to the Ironman

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In her mid-forties, Ruth Heidrich was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a double mastectomy, she challenged herself to the punishing Ironman Triathlon, a test of endurance involving a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile marathon run. Twenty years later, Heidrich is still running, cancer-free, and positive about life. This is her story. She descr ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by Hawaii Health Publishers
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Melanie
Dec 08, 2008 Melanie rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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Jeff
This is an inspirational woman but the book didn't do very much for me.
Victoria Stark
Inspirational! Motivational! What a sweet writer and an athlete to admire! She really makes you think YOU CAN DO IT! If you email herm she will write you back! Read her book called Senior Fitness. The title is misleading. It is about health and super fitness! WOW!
Bianca
Ruth is amazingly brimful of positive energy that just seems to bounce out of the pages of this motivating and inspiring book! If you want to start a healthy eating and exercise program, this is a really helpful book. I loved reading about how she lives her life so fully.
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