First things first…is don’t panic. Now look…let me be frank with you. You know you should have started before now, and I know you should have…but hey, shoulda, woulda, coulda. We are where we are right? Now before I give you some advice about what to do if you find yourself in the first week…

I’ve never been one for speed related running goals really. When I take on a race I kind of know roughly how long its going to take me to get round based on lots of years of experience. I tend to have 3 time goals 1. Best Case Scenario 2. Will be Happy with 3….

On Monday night I headed to a track night led by East London Runners, who are my local club. I started attending track in 2013 while training for the Brighton Marathon. I had not long had a baby and was starting from scratch again when it came to my fitness, so track was perfect because…

There are a million reasons why we run…well maybe not quite a million, but you get my drift. Our reasons are many and varied and at times they compete with each other…and here lies the problem. Many of us suffer with a lack of focus with our running, we just head out a few times…

This weekend I ran the fastest 5K I have run in a while, a LONG while. In fact the last time I got anywhere close to this time was about a year ago when I was bang in the middle of my London Marathon training…and probably a stone or two lighter too. Saturdays run was not…

I have always been considered a slow runner, even when I almost dipped under 30 minutes for a parkrun (30.06 Hackney Park Run 31st May 2014) this was still pretty much considered a pretty slow time for a 5K…oh how I long to be that quick these days. But how useful is that S word anyway,…

Its that time of the month again (no not that time), it’s time to showcase one of the awesome women from our running community in our runner of the month feature…and 35 year old Jenny Bennett from Petersfield in Hampshire has a thing or two to say about this crazy sport we like to take…

Being away on our Health and Happiness Retreat and then the pesky bank holiday meant we have left it right to the last minute to post the May Runner of the Month…but trust me Ally McKillop from Bristol is a very worthy winner I am sure you will agree So tell us when did you start…

With all the awesome running achievements going on this month with our clubhouse members it has been really difficult to choose a runner of the month based on performance or effort, so instead I want to shine a spotlight on someone who does an awesome job behind the scenes. Her name is Sharon Bradford and…

With the Virgin London Marathon just a meer 5 days away I thought it would be a good opportunity to tell you about some of the fantastic Too Fat to Run runners taking part. Our work at Too Fat to Run is not all about running marathons but for some this is a life time…

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