Ever have a brilliant idea pop into your head that is super inspiring and exciting, and maybe even a bit scary? But you know it is something you really really want to do? But then… You start playing out all of the tasks that lay ahead of you to achieve the goal, and before you…

6 years ago my life changed FOREVER. Actually, that’s a bit of a lie, it was way back in 2005 when I first got the crazy idea in my head that I wanted to run a marathon…it just took me a while to realise my dream, and yes over the past 12 years I have…

With just a few days to go until the London Marathon 2018 I should be getting nervous…and I am…well more exciting, and not because I am running it this year (You can read why here), no I am excited because this year I have a bigger team than ever from my wonderful community running it….and…

Continuing with our Too Fat to Run? Clubhouse member guest blogging, in today’s blog we hear from Jennie Wood…who I was lucky enough to meet at Shipley parkrun a few weekends ago when I was visiting friends in Derby….she even bought me breakfast after, as I had forgotten my purse (yeah that old chestnut) I…

Nobody ever signs up for a marathon without the full intention of training and running it to their best ability. I never have…and never would, I have too much respect for the distance. Well, I found out I had a place for this years London Marathon in October and was absolutely over the moon. The…

Try Running they say… It’s FREE they say… But what about the running shoes? I say And the race entry? And the technical running gear? Have you seen the price of a decent sports bra these days? And then there are the sports massages? And the gels and supplements? Oh and let’s not forget the…

So throughout the month, we have been featuring women from our online community via our Too Fat to Run? Blogger Takeover. I have loved being able to showcase the range of brilliant women we have in our ranks, so much so we are going to continue with guest bloggers on an ongoing basis. But as…

Continuing our TFTR? Blog Take Over here is Clubhouse member and todays guest blogger Katie Jean-Louis all the way from Mauritius talking about why running is a privilege. My name is Katie. I’m an American expat living and running in Mauritius. I’ve got high hopes for completing my first half marathon this year, but have to…

Let’s finish off the week with one of our more remote members, she may be a bazzillion miles away but we love her dearly and she is a valued (and very engaged) member of our global community. Jenny Griffin lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and here is a wonderful article about why plussize runners are…

Clubhouse member Henna Sisko Warner is a 40-year old mum of two, who started running about four years ago. She joined the TFTR community for support and ran her first half marathon in 2015, and her first full marathon in 2016. She was bitten by the long distance bug and now has a total of 19…

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