Sofies London Marathon Week 10 Training Update: Shelter

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

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 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.

Sofies Transing the London Marathon Week 7 and 8 Training 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: 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

Sofies Couch to 5K: Introduction

I want to tell the story of my C25K experience, including how much I weighed the routes I used and how I felt during and after. Fortunately I recorded most of this using GPS and forum posts so I can look back and see what was going on at the time. To start with, I… Continue reading Sofies Couch to 5K: Introduction

Trans Girls London Marathon Week 3 Training Update

Total Training: 141.6k This week: 27.8k An update on my training during week 3. A completely unrelated photo. Do you like my glasses? This one is a bit late, this week was extremely difficult regarding my transition. After a 17 month wait I had my first appointment at the Leeds Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) on… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 3 Training Update