In 2014 a GP took one look at me and made the assumption that running a marathon was beyond my capabilities. It didn’t matter that I had run one before, or that I had recently run 20 miles in Hyde Park, all he saw was a fat woman with back pain (caused by picking my…

So you nervously lined up at the start of a race this weekend eyeing up your competitors, you know for sure you won’t win but for goodness sake don’t let me come last you say to yourself. Wait… What do you mean you didn’t even get to the starting line? Come on, lets put those…

We all have one don’t we ladies? A photo that we absolutely hate? A picture that keeps popping up and reminding us of just how bad it has got? Now don’t get me wrong I am not fat bashing in anyway, I am just being honest about how I personally feel when I see a picture of…

There are only two certainties within any kind of running race. A runner will come first and another will come last. In some cases there will only be a millisecond in it, perhaps requiring a photo finish and in others there could be an hour or mores wait for the last person to come home….

I can’t remember the first time I ever ran, or come to think of it running in general in terms of my childhood or adolescence, maybe that’s why I got fat in the first place. I danced as a kid, just can’t recall running…I’m sure I ran to the sweet shop from time to time…

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