I’m not going to lie, I didn’t even know who Jo Pavey was until the 2012 Olympic Games…I didn’t know much about athletics full stop before then. I can remember reading something about her winning the 10K meter gold medal at the 2014 European Championships in Zürich, just ten months after giving birth to her…

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…

Well that got your attention didn’t it? So before you start thinking “traitor” or worse still “attention seeker” of course I think Jo Pavey can win the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award, which is being announced this week, why wouldn’t I? We love an underdog in this country, the thought that someone has…

So maybe you are not quite race ready at the moment, or the thought of lining up in your shorts and vest in the snow is not your idea of fun…but you still want to be involved in the running scene right, and have something to look forward to in the new year? Well. Four…

Ok so firstly let’s get one thing straight, the twitter debate last weekend between myself and Jason Henderson (editor or Athletics Weekly) was nothing at all to do with the concept of “Fun” runners, that is not a term you will ever hear me use, neither do I describe myself as “a Fat Jogger” else…

I love watching athletics, I always have. Even before I got into running I found it therapeutic to just veg out on the sofa and watch athletes at their peak competing for medals and world records, but funnily enough it never inspired me to get off my arse and start running myself, which I am sure is…

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