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Lee on Solent parkrun and some info about Hants Run Blogs

The sea at Lee on Solent

Southampton parkrun was cancelled today because a large event (Gung Ho!) was taking place right across the Common, so this gave Stuart and I the chance to do a bit of parkrun tourism. I’d like to try the new(ish) event at Whiteley, but I knew that would be busy, then Read more…


Missing in Action

Black and white photo of someone drowning

Hi! I’ve not been blogging much recently for a variety of actions. I’ve been desperately trying to stay afloat and I’m not managing it very well. I really appreciate everyone who reads my blog and especially those of you who take the time to comment, but I need to acknowledge Read more…


158 Best Outdoor Blogs, Instagram and Twitter Accounts in 2017 (as chosen by Winfields Outdoors)

Winfields Best Outdoors Blogs 2017 badge

Winfields Outdoors recently published the 158 Best Outdoor Blogs, Instagram & Twitter Accounts to follow in 2017. It was lovely to learn that Fat Girl to Ironman has been included on this list. There are some blogs that I really admire on this list. If you’re looking for some new Read more…


Do you want to be a SOAS Ambassador?

Team SOAS Ambassador 2017 badge

I’ve been a SOAS Ambassador since 2014, and have loved being on the team. The brand is led by strong female triathletes, who really know what women want from their kit (comfort AND style). The other ambassadors (who are spread around the world) have some great stories. If you want Read more…


Another award – thank you :-)

Tray of champagne coupes

Thanks to the feedspot panel for including Fat Girl to Ironman in their list of Top 200 Running Blogs. It’s always such an honour ro receive a blogging award – I’ve now got a bit of a trophy cabinet!   Ranking top 200 running blogs The Top 200 running blogs Read more…


Excitement on Social Media

Tray of champagne coupes

The last three weeks have been pretty exciting for me on social media. First of all, at the end of July I learnt that Fat Girl to Ironman had been added to the Vuelio Top 10 UK Sports Blogs, which was a big surprise, especially given the prestigious company I Read more…


The Bloggers’ Lounge Awards

First glimpse of my trophy

On Wednesday, I had a day off work. I planned to have a nice lie in before catching up with my blog and having a restful morning. However, things never seem to work out the way I plan them. I managed to sleep in but was so tired that I Read more…


OMG! Thank you supporters :-D

Thank you note and a cup of coffee

THANKS TO ALL OF YOU AMAZING PEOPLE, I WAS VOTED SPORTS BLOGGER OF THE YEAR IN THE BLOGGING EDGE 2015 UK BLOG AWARDS!!! I am immensely grateful to everyone who voted for me as Sports Blogger of the Year, and even more so to all of the people who endure Read more…


Blogging Edge 2015 UK Blog Awards

Pink heart lights

I had the most amazing email today: You were nominated by readers in the Blogging Edge 2015 UK Blog Awards and we’ve selected you as one of the 5 finalists in the Sport category. Congratulations! People can vote for you at http://bloggingedge.com/blogging-edge-2015-uk-blog-awards/ until 29th October. You just need to click Read more…


Social Media Party

I’ve been really bad at blogging recently (it’s the usual excuses – working hard, training hard, taking part in lots of events… and the little matter of trying to plan a house move), so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my social media sites with you (so that Read more…