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parkrun Challenges

parkrun club t-shirts

I love attending parkrun every week, so I’ve decided to set myself a number of parkrun challenges for the next year. Most of them are teeny tiny goals, but I thought they might add some fun. Achieve my 250 club (17 parkruns to go) Qualify for a cow cowl (I Read more…


Festive parkruns and my first goal of 2016

It’s been a busy festive season and I haven’t been too bothered about training regularly, but I have fitted in quite a few parkruns. My first parkrun of the holidays was at Southampton on Christmas Day. I took it as an opportunity to wear my new SOAS top (even if Read more…


What are your goals and dreams?

Let your dreams set sail

I think it’s important to have goals and dreams in life. The name of my blog clearly explains my goal: Fat Girl to Ironman I am planning to complete an iron distance triathlon… and am still hoping to lose a few more pounds along the way. I also have many Read more…


Revisiting my goals for 2015

At the end of December 2014, I set out my goals for 2015, so I thought it was time for me to revisit them. Goal 1: I am going to eat healthy food for 20/21 meals and assess my progress at the end of 100 days (14th April). I hope Read more…


Your six step party season pre-tox plan

Healthy festive soup

December is creeping ever closer, which means party season is nearly upon us. Cue late nights, boozy shenanigans and that seasonal ‘fitness amnesia’ that seems to strike without fail year on year. But not this time; this time, I’m here to help you fight the cause of festive fatigue, rather Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: The power of running

Close up of trainers

This advert from Fleet Feet Sports really conveys the power of running: “We run for different reasons. We have different goals. We come from different places. Yet, we are all on the same road – one without a finish line. Where personal achievement, performance, and connection run together.” The Power Read more…


New Year’s Resolutions – is it worth making any?

In 2015, I will be: spending more time with my family (whilst also making new friends and expanding my social circle) rekindling my passion for an old hobby (and trying my hand at something new) shifting that extra stone/14lbs/6kg and not giving into any unhealthy temptations whatsoever. Yeah, right. With Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – 101 questions to ask yourself

Question marks on trees

Do you reflect on your hopes and aspirations? Do you know how to ask yourself the right questions. This manifesto will help you to clarify your goals: Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Are you going to make any small (or Read more…


18 months into my 5 year challenge… what have I achieved?

Achieving my interim goals

18 months ago, I laid out my plans. A year ago, I reported back on my progress. So it’s now time to check up on whether I’ve made any progress in the last year. Here’s a recap of my goals. Year Swimming Cycling Running Triathlon 2013 800m swim 42k cycletta Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – what are you doing to reach your goals?

What are your goals? How can you reach or surpass them?