The inspirational story of athlete Jo Pavey, the runner and mum who ran at a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016.
Jo Pavey represented Great Britain in a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016. In 2014, at the age of forty and just months after having a baby, she won gold in the European Championships over 10,000m and bronze in the Commonwealth Games over 5,000m. Jo has won a host of other accolades, and came third in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014. Jo lives in Devon with her husband and coach, Gavin, and children Jacob, 6, and Emily, 2.
What could be more inspiring than a 40-year-old winning their first
gold medal at the European Championships for the 10,000m... Pavey
tells the sensational story of how she defied all expectations to
come out on top. * Women's Fitness *
[This Mum Runs] is not only one of the most inspirational stories I've ever read, but it's also super-relatable because of the ordinariness of her life. -- Lucy Dunn * Pool *
A heartfelt and captivating account... Jo's no-nonsense, down to
earth nature shines through in this lovely, at times humorous,
* Outdoor Fitness *