Last week Running Bug launched the This Girl Can #1milechallenge to encourage more women to get active by showing their friends it’s possible and encourage them to do the same, and a few ladies from The Clubhouse  (our online running club) added their videos to the gallery to get things started…so now its over to you….

Well apparently we can all give ourselves a pat on the back this week for our continued running efforts, as it was announced recently that participation in running across England is absolutely booming as a result of the combined efforts of many organisations and individuals across the sport, and yes I will include what we are doing…

I am a runner, but I have to admit I’m just not a very good runner. So with 10 years of running exerience behind me I realise I am just incredibly stubborn and foolhardily run despite having very little natural ability in the sport. But what I lack in ability, I more than make up for…

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…

Did you know that in the UK two million less women than men exercise? Now that is a pretty big difference really isn’t it. Some recent research led by Sport England might be able to explain this massive gap with a report that reveals that 75% of women in the UK fear being judged over their…

You know you are a runner when as soon as a news item about running makes its way into the mainstream media…everyone and their gran is telling you all about it, linking to it on Facebook or calling you up to ask if you saw it. At least it means people consider me a real…

A few years ago Sport England did a big piece of work known as “market segmentation” where based on a huge research project called the “Active People Survey” they were able to come up with a set number of social profiles which identified certain sporting behaviour which then helped those working in Sport across the…

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