As we continue this months Too Fat to Run blogger takeover we feature one of our long-time members of the Clubhouse Jo Wheeler, who has been an amazing support to myself and others within the community. She is a force to be reckoned with and I am glad to be able to call her my…

In the immediate aftermath of this years International Womens Week where the fight for equality continues and with lots of recent talk about the power of launguage, in todays blog by Stacey Taylor we look at an often unnoticed aspect of fitness marketing and how it is not very helpful when it comes to empowering women…

Lots of women are coming to running later in life. Maybe it is because they have more time for themselves, maybe it’s because running for this group has become more visible in the last few years, who knows. So even if magazines and sports brands continue to post photos of slim and young women, we…

It has been 6 days since my attention was drawn to an image posted by ASICS, an image which I am afraid to post again here through fear of legal action. It has been 5 days since an ASICS employee tried to shut down my views It has been 4 days since one of their…

As we continue our Too Fat to Run Clubhouse member blog takeover, todays post is one which I think is going to help a lot of runners out there. I am a massive fan of A-B runs, and when marathon training it is often the ONLY way I can fit in the longer runs. I think…

To celebrate International Women’s Day on social media we are showcasing women from our running community using the hashtag #thisiswhatarunnerlookslike as there has been so much controversy this week about diversity and representation in the sport of running. This month we are also welcoming different clubhouse members to share their stories, their reasons for running, what…

As International Women’s day approaches I have decided that throughout the month of March we will have a Too Fat To Run? Blog takeover, where members of The Clubhouse our awesome online running club for plus size women get the opportunity to share their views, experiences and race recaps. I have been blogging for more than 7 years…

My first ever 10K race was on the mean streets of London back in 2006, so whenever I get an opportunity to reenact that I take it…especially if it involves novelty winter characters like the Winter Run Series races do. I did my first Winter Run in 2015 and fell in love…each year I enjoy…

Like many people I know…I HATE FEET…especially other peoples, with the exception of small children that is. I don’t like looking at them, I don’t like thinking about them…and heck I sure as hell don’t like touching them, which is why I go for a monthly pedicure. But even then I dismay at the fact…

Ever picked up one of those free papers on the train and thought, Whoever buys papers these days when you can just get them now for free? The thing is plenty of people do still buy newspapers though, whether through habit, brand loyalty or a belief that their chosen publication says something about them, or…

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