Whoever said running was free, was a liar. I mean it is if you want to run around town with your boobs bouncing around, with sore feet and no clue of how you are doing. Yeah then sure it’s FREE I don’t know about you but I enjoy buying things which are going to aid…

Apologies for anyone with a nervous disposition or easily offended by talk of lady bits but I simply could not put off writing this post any longer. Here in the UK we are in the middle of a heat wave…it is bloody hot, so I have to write about the bane of my life…chaffing!! I’ve…

In 2013 I sat nervously in a business development centre in East London looking for some advice regarding how to turn my blog into a business, the bloke said to me, What you have here love is a hobby, its all about your ego and you will never make any money from it. Well that…

Do you remember that video that went viral in 2015 about Active Wear, you know the one that went… Activewear, activewear, buying groceries in my active wear Activewear, activewear, having coffee with my friends in my activewear You can check out the video here if you haven’t seen it. But basically it was a massive…

It was cold over the weekend….and guess what? I got out of my warm bed before 8am TWICE, to head out into the cold to run. I know, I know…there must be something wrong with me…cos some of us struggle to do that even when its not cold, especially at the weekends. The thing is,…

I have always been considered a slow runner, even when I almost dipped under 30 minutes for a parkrun (30.06 Hackney Park Run 31st May 2014) this was still pretty much considered a pretty slow time for a 5K…oh how I long to be that quick these days. But how useful is that S word anyway,…

One of the main things people ask me about when they are considering running for the first time as an overweight runner is…. But what about my knees? Surely all that running can’t be good for them I think its a bit of a misconception that running is always going to lead to joint pain…

Last week in the hectic lead up to the London Marathon weekend I escaped the hustle and bustle of London and spent a very sunny morning in a lovely park in Southend in Essex. I was joined by some fab ladies from our community, including our Virtual Assistant Sharon (she’s the one who deals with enquiries about…

For a long time women have been asking for an accessory they can wear while training or racing that isn’t one of our provocative race shirts and vests…like during marathon season for example, many of our women want to be identified as one of our tribe…but are wearing charity shirts or kit that is suited…

This time last year I was over the Olympic Park in East London close to where I live with model turned marathon runner Nell McAndrew, a small group of nervous plus size runners and a TV crew…and just my luck it was blowing a gale. This was the last prerecorded section before our live 5K…

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