Well, I guess if you went along the weekend just gone it might have been, but in today’s Halloween inspired post I want to explore what the fears are around going to parkrun are and how to overcome them. I did my first parkrun in 2008 with a friend. The movement was still in its…

I have always been an advocate for helping other people just for the sake of it. In 1987 aged 9 and a half I set up a library in our attic room, I got all the books from our house and asked all the kids down my road to borrow (well OK steal) the books from…

Ever wondered what I did before becoming a superstar plus size fitness blogger? Well it was something equally as important for sport but I guess a little less high profile. I was a volunteer manager. Well, I did other things as well but for 8 or 9 years of my career I worked in volunteer…

So maybe you are not quite race ready at the moment, or the thought of lining up in your shorts and vest in the snow is not your idea of fun…but you still want to be involved in the running scene right, and have something to look forward to in the new year? Well. Four…

So I did parkrun on Saturday, nothing new there. I do parkrun most weeks whenever I can, whenever my legs will allow it and whenever I don’t have a stinking hangover. I wrote this blog post a few months ago about facing your first time fear of doing parkrun and I am glad to report back…

In life when you have been on a very long journey, one which has spanned over ten years with numerous ups and downs and the odd moment which has taken you off track all together, its easy to forget just how far you have come…and difficult at times to even remember where you started in…

Is a race a race if… A. Nobody receives their timings B. There is no hard evidence of who came where As I sit here getting my kit together for tonight’s weownthenight 10k, including lacing my timing band to my shoe, I am filled with the dread of what happened this morning…I just can’t stop…

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