Have you ever had that terrible feeling in your gut like you have made the biggest mistake of your life? Where fear, anxiety, and regret congregate in your brain and have you shaking your head in disbelief at your own stupidity? Well, that was me on Sunday morning at 7am as I sat in a…

Ten years ago I took part in a sport that just a year prior I had never heard of. I entered into a strange tribe of lycra clad athletes who all looked like they knew what they were doing. And not only that they all had incredible bodies, strong, long limbs…washboard stomachs and broad shoulders….

Over the past month or so I have been supporting British Triathlons #YourGoTri campaign, a marketing drive to show that any body can give Triathlon a go, and to point new comers to the sport to the range of events on offer around the country. Now, the last multi sport event I did was the…

People often believe my first big race must have been a running event, but in fact this is not true it was actually a Triathlon. In 2005 I was working as a volunteer coordinator for Newham Council and one of our annual gigs to provide support to was The London Triathlon. Now I didn’t even know what…

In life when you have been on a very long journey, one which has spanned over ten years with numerous ups and downs and the odd moment which has taken you off track all together, its easy to forget just how far you have come…and difficult at times to even remember where you started in…

I have a dream, a dream that one day…one day 1 MILLION overweight runners from all over this crazy planet will participate in a single running event on one given day. Can you picture it… parks and footpaths, tracks and treadmills all over the land taken over by an army of determined runners, albeit a…

So my 10k is tomorrow morning, and really I should be sitting here confident that I have done everything in my power to prepare both my body and mind for this race, instead I am sitting here watching family fortunes and thinking about how much I would like to have a drink tonight. I will…

Copyright © 2015 - The Fat Girls Guide To Running. Registered in England & Wales 656480.
Designed by Marcomedia Solutions.
Navigate to