Ever since taking up running and doing my first marathon I’ve always had this strange desire to run an ultra marathon…I know I know, its a bit crazy, especially seeing as some days I struggle to even do parkrun without a bit of walking….plus I am a terrible navigator…so I know I’d get lost if…

Looking out my window today it is cold and grey and dreary… what I need is something to look forward to next year that is the complete opposite. Oh yeah I have it The Too Fat to Run health and happiness retreat in Rhodes in May. This years retreat was incredible (you can read about…

As we start to head towards the winter months here in the UK, I don’t know about you but I always start to dream of exotic holidays…start thinking about where I am going to get my next dose of sunshine from…which is why I am soooooooo excited to be revealing the dates of next years…

I think we can all agree that running is kind of a pretty diverse sport, you only have to sit and watch the London Marathon on a cold drizzly day from the comfort of your couch to realise that….and even then you are only looking at different types of marathon runners…and sorry to break it…

Recently on Facebook I keep being reminded of things I was doing 4 years ago…which for me was a whole heap of London 2012 related activity, bringing back fantastic memories of a magical time in East London. Now you might be thinking that I am over egging it a bit with that description…but for me…

I’ve never tried to hide the fact that I love racing…I mean I never actually race anyone, but I do enjoy taking part in mass participation events. In fact I love just watching them too, there is something magical about being around heaps of people with a shared remit…whether that be a marathon, a football…

My fitness journey started for real back in 2006 after returning home from a week long weight loss bootcamp in Devon at a time when I couldn’t even run to the top of the road I lived at…I came home 6lbs lighter, with some new ideas for food and a surprising enjoyment of running up…

My favourite race distance has always been 10K. It’s absolutely an achievable distance for beginners and enough of a challenge if you have been running for a while and want to improve your PB, its also a friendly race distance for spectators because it doesn’t take all day for people to get round, so basically it really…

So today we are going back to basics and simply reviewing the very best ways to begin your running journey with some suggestions for how to start…none of them are particularly easy, but nothing worth having in life is right? 1. Just start running today – As in put your trainers on this very minute and…

The Clubhouse (our online running club) is almost a year old…yep launched on the 1st February 2015 we have seen more than 200 women take part in our unique virtual running club to date, from as far afield as Australia and the USA, and from most corners of the UK too. So what the hell…

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