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OK…so we are all counting down to Christmas now, everywhere you look there are aisles full of festive treats and adverts reminding you to buy now to get your sofa in time for Christmas…it happens every year, but still it is slightly grating…when lets face it…we are still in October….well only just!!!

0daade42-f906-4c36-9408-d99f6cfb55d2But one of my Clubhouse ladies Kathryn Carr, has decided to use this countdown as the perfect incentive to keep her moving over the winter months, and she is raising money for the Too Fat to Run campaign while she is at it.

On her JustGiving Page she says,

1 MILLION steps, JOGGED, RUN OR WALKED by Christmas Eve.

I have always wanted to be able to run, but had been put off by my size and the belief I would fail if I joined a regular running club, even as a beginner.

After deciding to take the plunge last year, it was a revelation when I found the online running group. www.toofattorun.co.uk and I quickly joined The Clubhouse its online running club

So in thanks to Julie Creffield the founder I have given myself

ONE BIG FAT STUPID GOAL

1 MILLION steps, JOGGED, RUN OR WALKED by Christmas Eve.

This crowdfunding page will help Julie Creffield continue her quest to get overweight women running, in a safe, none judgemental and supportive environment

Any donation however small is greatly appreciated.

I will be tracking my progress on my fitbit and will provide regular updates on progress

Wish me luck. Kathryn

So I am sharing this challenge in the hope that you lovely ladies will help her reach her £1,000 target and more importantly keep her motivated during those long dark evenings when she will be out pounding the pavements.

You can donate here. Do not be afraid to donate just £1, we have 40K followers on social media, so every little bit helps.

xmas-challenge-shop-450x675If you would like to get involved in a challenge to keep you motivated during December too, we have just launched our very own CountDown to Christmas Challenge, which just like an advent calendar gives you a daily treat, but ours are good for you.

  • Food
  • Fitness
  • Fun

You do not have to be a runner, and you do not need to be fat to take part either…but you do need to be a female.

The challenge which is in its 3rd year costs just £12.99 to take part and there are prizes worth more than £1,000 to be won throughout the month.

So sign up now!!!!

The Clubhouse is our online running club which costs just £59 for the year.

The thing is it is not just an online running club, it is a support network, a community, a bunch of ladies that love and look after one another, yes the focus is on running, but we discuss all kinds of health and wellbeing topics, and encourage each other to be the best versions of ourselves.

Throughout the month there are always lots of activities to get involved in, women to cheer on, and space to share your thoughts on your own journey. The women who are part of it speak highly of it as one of their favourite online spaces.

As the community grows we will also be able to offer more in person meet ups too, something which has started to happen in the UK.

For more infomation and to sign up click here

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