When I decided that I wanted to run the London Marathon back in 2005 nobody ever thought I would actually achieve it…perhaps even me. I don’t even know why I initially wanted to do it…maybe it was because it felt like the BIGGEST thing you could do in the sport, an accomplishment that other people would…

Another great guest blog from TFTR? Clubhouse Member Victoria Allison.    Running with children …. Or not? At the start of January my 8 year old daughter had asked me if she could run the Green Park Challenge again, this event is part of the Reading half marathon for families and children over 4 years. …

Another great guest blog post from one of our Clubhouse ladies Amanda Gill.  Amanda is talking about her top five reasons to run and what gets her out of the door.   Thanks Amanda Last year I turned forty. Like many forty year old women I have a life filled with rushing around and stressing:…

Ever have a brilliant idea pop into your head that is super inspiring and exciting, and maybe even a bit scary? But you know it is something you really really want to do? But then… You start playing out all of the tasks that lay ahead of you to achieve the goal, and before you…

6 years ago my life changed FOREVER. Actually, that’s a bit of a lie, it was way back in 2005 when I first got the crazy idea in my head that I wanted to run a marathon…it just took me a while to realise my dream, and yes over the past 12 years I have…

With just a few days to go until the London Marathon 2018 I should be getting nervous…and I am…well more exciting, and not because I am running it this year (You can read why here), no I am excited because this year I have a bigger team than ever from my wonderful community running it….and…

Continuing with our Too Fat to Run? Clubhouse member guest blogging, in today’s blog we hear from Jennie Wood…who I was lucky enough to meet at Shipley parkrun a few weekends ago when I was visiting friends in Derby….she even bought me breakfast after, as I had forgotten my purse (yeah that old chestnut) I…

Nobody ever signs up for a marathon without the full intention of training and running it to their best ability. I never have…and never would, I have too much respect for the distance. Well, I found out I had a place for this years London Marathon in October and was absolutely over the moon. The…

So throughout the month, we have been featuring women from our online community via our Too Fat to Run? Blogger Takeover. I have loved being able to showcase the range of brilliant women we have in our ranks, so much so we are going to continue with guest bloggers on an ongoing basis. But as…

Continuing our TFTR? Blog Take Over here is Clubhouse member and todays guest blogger Katie Jean-Louis all the way from Mauritius talking about why running is a privilege. My name is Katie. I’m an American expat living and running in Mauritius. I’ve got high hopes for completing my first half marathon this year, but have to…

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