Our Runner of the Month for May is the wonderful and hugely inspiring Jo Gennari from London. Let’s find out what she has been up to recently…including her ULTRA MARATHON….YES you read that right…an ULTRA MARATHON. When did you start running and why? 5 years ago I was a member of a weight loss forum…

Its my favourite time of the month again (a little later than usual but all good things are worth a wait)…time to reveal an awesome runner in our runner of the month feature.   So I present 38 year old Liza Vallance from Walthamstow East London. A founding member of the Clubhouse, style icon, all round Queen of Awesomeness…

Its my favourite time of the month again…time to reveal an awesome runner in our runner of the month feature. So I present 37 year old Teresa Whatt from Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset. I think you will agree she is pretty special. When did you start running and why? I started in 2003 after the death of…

Its that time again folks, where we showcase just one of the amazing women from our community who has caught our eye. This month we feature 30 year old Lisa Miller from Northern Indiana, USA When did you start running and why?  3 years ago I was 225 lbs. and I tore my ACL (anterior…

We have cut it a little fine this month, but as they say, save the best till last and all of that. Actually we have had some fabulous Runners of the Month in 2016…you can see them all here. But this months winner is Jayne Hewlett from Taunton, Somerset, who became a bit of an…

Novembers Runner of the Month may be a little familiar to many of you as she has guest blogged for us previously, has modelled our kit and appeared in our Too Fat to Run promo video earlier this year. She is a superstar in my eyes, for many many reasons, and this month there was…

This months featured athlete is a lovely lady who has been following the Fat Girls Guide to Running for as long as I can remember. Jamie Rogers is a regular participant of our monthly virtual run #OneBigFatRun and a wonderful ambassador for plus size fitness…and she comes from New Hampshire in the USA…featuring our international members…

Do you fancy doing Spartan with me Sis? Yeah OK, why not? Went the initial conversation in a bar over a few shandies a couple of weeks ago, and then last week she started to google what Spartan was and the fear began to set in But I don’t like Mud… Or heights… Or enclosed spaces……

To give you some context to this post…I am not in the best of shape fitness wise at the moment, OK, OK I ran the Berlin Half last weekend, but trust me my training has been very sporadic of late, especially any kind of cross training strength work. So when I got a call 3…

Yes you read that right. After saying NEVER AGAIN after my last terrifying obstacle race (which you can read about here) I have done a complete U turn and now have a place for a SPARTAN RACE happening in just 2 and a bit weeks time. Why? Well, because there is one taking place right…

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