I can remember the sense of dread I felt following the news that I had a place for The Virgin London Marathon back in 2012. Back then I didn’t know there was a ballot process, I had just decided a few years earlier that the 2012 London Marathon would be the marathon I would run…

So last month I made the dramatic decision to reduce the price of our online running club by more than 50% Why? Well, despite our existing members saying that £10 per month represented great value for money for all of the benefits they got, I still received feedback from women saying they simply couldn’t justify…

Over the weekend I went to the amazing phenomenum that is parkrun* *note the small p folks, its never a big P with parkrun Now you may be thinking “So what you ran parkrun?” 85,000 people run parkrun every week in the UK, and you have been running it for years Julie, you did your 50th…

So today we are going back to basics and simply reviewing the very best ways to begin your running journey with some suggestions for how to start…none of them are particularly easy, but nothing worth having in life is right? 1. Just start running today – As in put your trainers on this very minute and…

This is not the first time I have spoken in this blog about fear, and it probably won’t be the last. It seems like every single day it is the common denominator in my conversations, whether its women talking to me about the fear they feel about running in public, or the fear that business…

Ever wondered what I did before becoming a superstar plus size fitness blogger? Well it was something equally as important for sport but I guess a little less high profile. I was a volunteer manager. Well, I did other things as well but for 8 or 9 years of my career I worked in volunteer…

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