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,…

Signing up to a race long before you are physically or mentally ready to run it is brave, putting yourself forward to be watched by others while you prepare yourself for said race is even braver, yet still when I announced a few weeks ago that I would be helping 5 ladies to prepare themselves…

Well I know what I will be doing. I will be lining up with thousands of ladies from around the country (many dressed in pink I would imagine) as we take on the UK’s first ever women-only Marathon and Half Marathon and most importantly lead the charge on cancer. Yes, on Sunday 4th October over…

I had THE most exciting day yesterday, a day which has made me realise just how far this blog and our awesome community of plus size runners have come in the past 12 months. The day started off quite normal really, I dropped Rose to nursery at 8am and was at my computer by about…

I’ve been meaning to write this race report for a while, so long in fact that some of the detail is a bit sketchy in my mind. But I’ll give it a shot!! It was a few years back, maybe like 2007 or so I think I’d done 2-3 races at this distance so I…

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