So there has of course been a bit of excitement over the London Marathon ballot result this month…I didn’t get a slot in case you were wondering. Training for a spring marathon is always tricky for me, as the spring is my busiest time…and to be quite frank I just don’t need the extra stress….

I can remember the sense of dread I felt following the news that I had a place for The Virgin London Marathon back in 2012. Back then I didn’t know there was a ballot process, I had just decided a few years earlier that the 2012 London Marathon would be the marathon I would run…

As I made my way to Paddington on Friday morning I wondered if I had seriously lost my mind. I was making my way to Cardiff for the weekend to take part in what would be my third big race in as many weeks. I was exhausted. Physically and mentally. The train was delayed, but…

Another month, another wonderful lady to feature in our regular runner of the month section. 25 year old Amy Butterworth posted this incredible picture in The Clubhouse private Facebook page in September, and I simply knew she was the woman for the job this time round. so lets find out more about this incredible runner.  …

People are obsessed with my size and it’s just so bloody annoying. The meant to be helpful comments from friends and family Oh you’ve lost weight? Erm nope…don’t think so, not last time I looked. Or journalists who are doing a story about me who insist on knowing my dress size…when the piece is not…

This month we take a look at the awesome Laura (Lou) Stevens, who is 29 from Twickenham in London and a very inspirational and active member of The Clubhouse. She is a brilliant example of how you can surprise yourself and go from non sporty to marathon runner. I love how she is always up for…

When I first started running I didn’t know a single other runner. Like seriously. The only people I knew who run were guys from my estate who spent their teenage years running away from the police. It is hard to imagine that now, as 80% of the people I spend my time with these days are…

Believe it or not I have not always been a plus size athlete or a blogger, and before turning my blog into a business I had a very varied career. It all started off aged 13 when I got my first job in Wimpy…I was a waitress earning £1.50 an hour after school and at…

Most of the time here at Too Fat to Run we like to acknowledge our women’s sporting achievements, but sometimes, it is the other qualities and attributes they show in our online coaching groups that bring them to our attention. This is true of Linda Sharp. She is a brilliant cheerleader in our groups, and…

OK, so perhaps that is not exactly true…I do get asked quite a few strange if not stupid questions like? What happens when you lose all your weight? Or Do you have to eat loads to stay on brand? Yup, I actually get asked this stuff. But in terms of the questions women ask me…

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