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…

So in April a really important running thing happens in London that brings the good and the great of the running world into the capital…and NO it’s not the Virgin London Marathon (although that might have something to do with the timings) No…it’s the UK Running Awards And guess what? The Fat Girls Guide to…

In 2013 shortly after having my daughter Rose, I went along to my local business development agency for some advice about turning my blog “The Fat Girls Guide to Running” into a business. A middle aged man with grey hair and a suit that looked older than me said, That ain’t a business love, thats…

I reckon a lot of people underestimate me…or if not that, perhaps they simply don’t understand me…don’t know enough about my background to understand that I’m not just some Fat bird who runs marathons and belives she can help overweight women learn to love running too. Let me explain. I’ve not always been a blogger…oh…

I started running to lose weight. I carried on running in my still overweight body to challenge myself at difference distances, to prove that I was an actual runner 10Ks Half marathons and then full marathons…when would it stop? Oh an unexpected pregnancy…that would do the job!!! So I took an 8 month gap from…

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…

It has been a busy old year for me so far with little time to stop and take stock and as I am sure you will agree as women we just get to a point where you are like I need a bloody holiday. Not a city break, not a weekend away with the girls, literally…

So in 2005 after coming dead last in a race and feeling remarkably cross that the finish line had been dismantled before I arrived I started a running blog. At the time I didn’t really know what blogging was, but figured I would use it like a diary and see if it would motivate me…

So it was brought to my attention late last night that yesterday marked the 4 year anniversary of my blog The Fat Girls Guide to Running. Wow. Four Years…who ever would have thunk it? I can remember the day I got myself a wordpress account and haphazardly thought up the blogs name, I think I…

With all the extra publicity my blog has received over the last few weeks both in the UK and further afield unsurprisingly I have split opinion in this whole fit and fat debate, there are of course the “good on ya” brigade who whether big or small themselves can see the value in me simply…

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