Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Derval O'Rourke launches new book in Waterstones in Cork on Tues 9th Sept

Monday, August 18, 2014

Derval O'Rourke launches new book in Waterstones in Cork on Tues 9th Sept

Derval O'Rourke has been of the most successful Irish athletes of recent times. In her 12 years at international level, she has won several major medals...
  • Gold in the 60m hurdles at the World Indoor Championships in Moscow in 2006
  • Silver in the 100m hurdles in the European Championships in Gothenburg in 2006 and Barcelona in 2010.
  • Bronze in the 60m hurdles at the European Indoor Championships in Turin in 2009.

She also holds the Irish national records for 60m and 100m hurdles and has represented Ireland at the Olympics on three occasions.

She recently announced her retirement from athletics in June of 2014.

In September, Derval is releasing a new book titled 'Food for the Fast Lane: Recipes to Power Your Body and Mind'.
As you can see from the poster above, the book launch will be in Waterstones in Cork City on Tuesday the 9th of September.

Here is a little bit more about the book......
Want to enjoy delicious food that fuels your body, gives you energy and powers your performance? Derval O'Rourke is one of Ireland's greatest athletes. She likes to eat and train, not diet and exercise. After devising a nutritionally balanced training menu with peak performance in mind, she gained boundless energy and a better ability to focus, both on and off the track. Here she reveals the recipes that helped her reach her professional goals. Everything is intertwined. Cooking and eating well are vital for a happy, healthy life, and what you put into your body determines how you live and feel. So get ready to discover Derval's theory for yourself: goodness in = greatness out. Eat like an athlete; perform for your life.

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