For the past 5 days I have been away from home on a very exciting trip to Israel to report on the incredible sports scene that can be found there. I was invited by the Ministry of Tourism along with 39 other international journalists and bloggers to take part in one of the races at…

Now I have never been what you might have considered a girly girl, as a child I was far more likely to be found climbing trees or building camps with my older brother, than playing dress up, or pretending to be a princess with my sisters. I wish I could say the same for my…

How many times have you heard someone say “I thought running was supposed to be FREE?” It is a phrase I hear all the time. Running isn’t FREE, unless you run alone, never enter races, run with bare feet, in unsuitable clothes and let you bazzookas knock you out with every step. Running stuff costs…

People often ask me how I manage to train for my races alongside everything else I have to do in my life. I am a single parent, I run a global business, I do CrossFit 2-3 times a week, I can normally be found working on a new book, and I travel a bit to…

I remember the first time I went abroad to run a race, it was the Paris 20K about 8 years ago and I was going with a bunch of ladies I’d only met a few months prior at a bootcamp we were all at. Turned out one of the ladies Kim, despite being an Aussie,…

Don’t you just hate that word SHOULD??? I am asked about “Shoulds” all the time though in my line of work… How many times a week should I be running? How long should it take me to train for a 10K? How much should I spend on a pair of running shoes? And the answer…

Ever since taking up running and doing my first marathon I’ve always had this strange desire to run an ultra marathon…I know I know, its a bit crazy, especially seeing as some days I struggle to even do parkrun without a bit of walking….plus I am a terrible navigator…so I know I’d get lost if…

Running the same race more than once comes with a range of pros and cons Pros you know the route you know you can do it you have the opportunity to improve Cons you know the route…and know which bits hurt and which bits are boring you know you can do it…but perhaps you were…

In 77 days 14 nervous but excited ladies from the Too Fat to Run community will be heading to the airport about to embark on adventure….as they join me and my incredible retreat staff for 7 days on the Greek island of Rhodes for a week of fitness, food and fun, and you could be…

I love soup. I could live on soup (clearly I don’t, but I could) I love tinned soup, chilled soup, home made soup…although I draw the line at packet soup. I just find it so convenient, and I never get bored of it. I often make my own soup, but I’m not the greatest cook…

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