Brand New Book from Ultramarathon Runner Ira Rainey
This entry was posted on November 30, 2016.
Tangent Books is delighted to announce that we're publishing the second book by award-winning author Ira Rainey!
Ira's previous book Fat Man to Green Man: From Unfit to Ultramarathon told the tale of his transformation from unfit forty-something to super fit ultrarunner.
"Far from being an elite athlete with superhuman running abilities like the ones he read about in books, Ira Rainey was an overweight and unfit slacker who felt a bit sorry for himself because he had sore feet. That was until a friend was diagnosed with terminal cancer and given months to live. It was to be an event that would push Ira to tackle his apathy towards life and take on the challenge of becoming an ultramarathon runner, pushing himself to go further than he had ever gone before."
His latest book Still Not Bionic: Adventures in Unremarkable Ultrarunning, focuses on the mental aspect of ultrarunning. It is an honest and moving look at how important mental state, support, and friendship are, not just to running long distances, but to life and happiness as a whole.
Still Not Bionic has been nominated for The 2017 Running Award, if you like what you read vote for Still Not Bionic here!
You can pre-order your copy now, and it'll arrive before Christmas!