It is almost 10am on a Sunday morning and I have just woke up without the aid of an alarm clock, or the enthusiastic musings of a 4 year old. I have had childcare all weekend, however I did not wake up and think about going for a run or signing in for the 11am…

So there has of course been a bit of excitement over the London Marathon ballot result this month…I didn’t get a slot in case you were wondering. Training for a spring marathon is always tricky for me, as the spring is my busiest time…and to be quite frank I just don’t need the extra stress….

I can remember the sense of dread I felt following the news that I had a place for The Virgin London Marathon back in 2012. Back then I didn’t know there was a ballot process, I had just decided a few years earlier that the 2012 London Marathon would be the marathon I would run…

Finding the perfect pair of running tights as a plus size athlete is seriously like the quest for the holy grail. The amount of pairs I have in my wardrobe that I have to be wary of, ones I can only wear for CrossFit, but only if there is no running, and those that are…

In my work as a running guru, motivational speaker and life coach I speak a lot about fear for women…so much so that I am currently writing a book on the subject. Often we know we have fears, lots of them…but sometimes we don’t really take time to think about them and look at how they…

As I made my way to Paddington on Friday morning I wondered if I had seriously lost my mind. I was making my way to Cardiff for the weekend to take part in what would be my third big race in as many weeks. I was exhausted. Physically and mentally. The train was delayed, but…

Another month, another wonderful lady to feature in our regular runner of the month section. 25 year old Amy Butterworth posted this incredible picture in The Clubhouse private Facebook page in September, and I simply knew she was the woman for the job this time round. so lets find out more about this incredible runner.  …

Now I wouldn’t exactly describe myself as a Disney fanatic…don’t get me wrong I loved Mary Poppins and Bednobs and Broomsticks as much as the next kid who grew up in the 80s, but I’ve never really had any burning desire to go to DisneyLand, and you won’t find any cute Disney branded clobber in…

I may not be fast, I may not be all that strong…but boy am I tough that’s for sure, tough and I guess a little stupid. About two months ago I was approached by Tough Mudder to ask if I would like to take part in one of their events as part of a new…

I woke up in a strange bed this morning to the sound of my alarm. It was 6.30am I switched it off quickly not wanting to wake anyone else up. I got out of bed and changed from my PJs into my running gear before leaving the guest bedroom and walking quietly down the stairs…

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