Let’s face it, training by yourself is pretty tough right? You have to organise your own plan, motivate yourself to get out the door, and when things go a bit pear shaped (as they often do) there is nobody to ask advice from or even just have a good old moan with. A couple of…

So we are almost there folks, the weekend that myself so many of my Clubhouse members look forward to each year. Whether they are running it, spectating at it, cheering at it…or simply watching it from afar, the London Marathon is a major celebration for us all. My whole journey started back in 2005 with…

I am a proud Londoner, I always have been. London is in my blood, it’s in my bones (as Adele sings in her song about the River Lea) as at least 5 generations of my family have lived in this wonderful city. The only time I’ve ever lived outside was when I was studying for…

Having run the London Marathon twice with varying success when it came to seeing loved ones on the course, and seeing all kinds of anxieties this week in my 15 or so ladies running it next weekend, I thought this post might be useful to anyone running a marathon or going along to support someone…

So I am not running the London Marathon this year, in fact I didn’t last year either. I have found training for a Spring Marathon really challenging during the busiest time of the year in my business so I am instead focussing on an ultra marathon in July and a trail marathon in October. However…

In 2013 I sat nervously in a business development centre in East London looking for some advice regarding how to turn my blog into a business, the bloke said to me, What you have here love is a hobby, its all about your ego and you will never make any money from it. Well that…

Whenever I travel anywhere I always consider if there is a possibility I can fit a run in…so when I first knew I was coming to Cape Town I got incredibly excited because I know they have parkrun here, and as a massive parkrun fan…why wouldn’t I try to fit it into my schedule. In…

Its my favourite time of the month again (a little later than usual but all good things are worth a wait)…time to reveal an awesome runner in our runner of the month feature.   So I present 38 year old Liza Vallance from Walthamstow East London. A founding member of the Clubhouse, style icon, all round Queen of Awesomeness…

So a week on from the recent London terrorist attack on Westminister Bridge I feel inspired to write this post about safety at the London Marathon which is now less than a month away. But let me be clear this is not by any means a blog post that implies that this event is at…

Now I must admit I choose my trainers a bit like I choose my cars…as long as they are the right size, get me to where I need to go, and are in a colour I like it’s all good. My first pair of running shoes cost me £25 out of a low cost sports…

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