I am a hopeless romantic. I love soppy films. I cry at weddings….and I still believe (despite having a string of not so perfect partners in the past) that eventually I will find a decent man to share the rest of my life with. But what I have realised in the last few years of…

This months featured runner Hannah Taylor from Ranskill near Doncaster was a breath of fresh air in our recent 5 weeks to 5k programme and has gone on to join The Clubhouse where she is fitting in very well and helping inspire us all with her updates, as she embarks on her first ever marathon…

I can’t believe July is almost over…but it means just one thing. Its time to showcase one of our awesome plus size runners, and this month we have a gooden. So I would like you to meet the amazing Dorinda Moffatt, 36 from Swindon, Wiltshire When did you start running and why?  Initially I started running…

I have woken up this morning unable to move, and I didn’t even run the bleeding marathon this time ha ha…but what a weekend!! The Virgin Money London Marathon weekend is not just about the actual 26.2 mile race that takes place Sunday morning, in the running world its the build up, the expo, the running…

T shirts are an integral part of the running world wouldn’t you say? Most of us start our running in a crappy cotton T-shirt, then progress on to one of a technical variety and most races even give you a FREE T-shirt as a finishers prize now. So when I first start my business selling…

Over the weekend I went to the amazing phenomenum that is parkrun* *note the small p folks, its never a big P with parkrun Now you may be thinking “So what you ran parkrun?” 85,000 people run parkrun every week in the UK, and you have been running it for years Julie, you did your 50th…

Get involved in this years Sport Relief campaign by clocking up steps using your FitBit. How does it work? Together with Sport Relief, Fitbit want to get the nation moving and take some #StepsForGood, so they have created the BIG BILLION Step-a-thon. From 1st February for every billion steps we take together Fitbit will donate…

I always say that one of the benefits of carrying some extra weight as a runner is that we don’t feel the cold as much as our slimmer counterparts do, and its why I don’t actually mind running in the winter months, as long as I have my gloves and something to cover my ears (they…

Whatever your health and fitness intentions are for 2016, whether you set a New Years resolution or not (I didn’t by the way…jut saying). Why not simply kick start this first really fresh day of the new year by simply listening to your body? So many of us have learned not to trust ourselves and…

So the usual advice after the xmas deluge is to draw a line under the madness, and start afresh with your diet and fitness regime on January 1st…well OK January 4th…because eating salad with a throbbing head and a house full of christmas paraphernalia still loitering around is never a good idea. But if that…

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