In September a team of 22 Too Fat to Run ladies are off to EuroDisney to take part in a weekend of themed races, so we have experienced Disney race enthusiast clubhouse member Jessica Guth here to give us the low down on everything you need to know. The magic of runDisney is as difficult…

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…

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,…

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…

As I stood in the heat with thousands of runners waiting to get going ahead of me, many of them wearing the official Geneva Running Festival Tshirt with it’s provocative slogan “Fast is Beautiful” I couldn’t help but laugh, the next 13.1 miles was likely to be anything but fast for me…but perhaps the fast course…

So it appears that 2016 is the year I became an international athlete ha ha Well thats not strictly true. I did my first overseas running event in about 2007 when I went with some friends to France to do the Paris 20K. It was an incredible weekend of good food, laughter, running and wine and…

For a lot of runners the real work starts now that xmas is out of the way, so wether you are training for a full marathon or a half the weekends are unlikely to be your own as you pack in your parkruns and long Sundays runs. When I first started entering half marathons I…

I am often nervous going into a half marathon. Thoughts of wether I have done enough training or perhaps I’m carrying a slight niggle, its human nature to be a little apprehensive but yesterday morning as I made my way to the start of the Richmond Half Marathon I felt physically sick with dread. The…

Signing up to a race long before you are physically or mentally ready to run it is brave, putting yourself forward to be watched by others while you prepare yourself for said race is even braver, yet still when I announced a few weeks ago that I would be helping 5 ladies to prepare themselves…

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