My alarm was set for 5:30 - this is the earliest alarm in my phone, now whenever I have to scroll up that far, it is a reminder of what happened in London. I changed into my running gear that was carefully laid out next to my bed, including 4 gels in my running belt.… Continue reading The London Marathon: The Race
Wow, I ran the London Marathon! I was there! I will spit this up into the lead up and then into the marathon itself in the next post. It turns out writing about the london martathon is itself a marathon. I think splitting it up is quite helpful. In the weeks leading to the marathon… Continue reading London Marathon: 1/2 Getting There
First to say I am still writing my recap of the London Marathon. I think I am a bit like an Ent from lord of the rings, a lot of time passes me by quickly. I have it all written but its quite spaghetti, like this paragraph. It is coming. In short I am still… Continue reading Circles: The Manchester 10k
I have been in a terribly dark place the last few weeks. Thinking bad thoughts. The media has indeed gotten worse in its anti-trans agenda. This includes famous athletes dehumanising us, one of whom was my interview answer for person who most inspires me. Also a famous runner, Paula Radcliffe. Last Sunday (07/04/19) the times… Continue reading Coming Out the Other Side.. Or Not: a Marathon Training and Mental Health Update
I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Total Training: 410.9k (256 miles)Week 7: 34.8k (21.75 miles) Only 3 runs to talk about this week and once again I didn't fit the long run in so hopefully I will fit that in this week. … Continue reading Sofies London Marathon Week 10 Training Update: Shelter
I found out today that Kelly Holmes, an inspiration of mine, believes that trans women are males and shouldn't be allowed to compete. She agrees with this completely transphobic thread. "they would be my words exactly" https://twitter.com/damekellyholmes/status/1100308334845067264 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1076276617041854464.html I feel quite devastated by this. I wrote : "England is transphobic hell. Fellow athletes suggesting we… Continue reading When you find out a famous athlete from your country thinks you are a man in a dress and shouldn’t be able to compete in sport.
I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Total Training: 308.8kWeek 7: 18.1k Week 8: 36.1k Well, if you read my previous post. Week 7 is easy to summarise. On Monday I went for a long run. Unfortunately my foot went down a hole about 2 miles… Continue reading Sofies Transing the London Marathon Week 7 and 8 Training Update