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…

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…

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…

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…

Back in February 2015 we launched The Clubhouse billed as the worlds only virtual running club for plus size runners…the idea was to provide a safe space for women to talk about their running, share their successes and discuss any challenges they were going through. With weekly training sessions and fitness challenges set by me,…

I love running, but I love racing more. And by racing I don’t mean going hell for leather trying to finish as quickly as possible or getting on the podium (like thats ever gonna happen), no I mean I just like to sign up and run at organised races. I did my first one back…

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…

Wow, wow, wow what a weekend….I warn you this post might be a little epic. About 6 months ago a bunch of us decided we would do the Berlin Marathon as a bit of a TFTR road trip, and then of course life got in the way, a few moved country for jobs, a few…

The buzz around Sundays Race for Life event in the weeks leading up to it was awesome, and rightly so, as the UK’s first ever women only marathon and half marathon there was a lot to be excited about. I was chuffed back in the Spring to be asked to become an ambassador for this event,…

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