I am super nervous about running with other people. It took me 6 years of running alone before I plucked up the courage to join a running club, and I have had a love hate relationship with group running ever since. What if I am too slow and everyone just leaves me? What if someone…

I know, I know, I know…there are only a few days until Xmas, and nobody really wants to think about next year or exercise or health right now, but I am about to sign off for a few days for some much needed R&R…and I need to let you know about what is going on…

The Clubhouse (our online running club) is almost a year old…yep launched on the 1st February 2015 we have seen more than 200 women take part in our unique virtual running club to date, from as far afield as Australia and the USA, and from most corners of the UK too. So what the hell…

Sorry ladies prepare yourself for a bit of a rant coming your way. Each week at TFTR HQ I receive loads of email and social media messages from women around the world who have just discovered my blog or my ebooks, and their messages often start with something like this…. Hi Julie, I hope you…

One of the biggest fears for new runners (and particularly overweight and unfit runners) is the thought of running with someone else. Having someone else witness my red face, my inability to breath properly, having to walk every few minutes – oh the shame!! Nope. It’s easier to just go out alone. Well that’s how…

So I ran today. Nothing new there then. It’s Monday and Monday means track night. A challenging session led by my running club at a local running track. I’ve been going for a few months now and am seeing a real improvement. Only problem today, the sun is out and I had no top to…

This time last year I was just starting my tapering (ark at me!!) for my very first marathon, I was probably in the best shape I’d been in many years, I was running 10 – 20 miles per week and thoroughly enjoying my running. Now?? I am probably 3 stone heavier, am quite unfit, have…

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