Sofies C25k Journey: Week 1 – The beginning

I will talk about my body weight a bit in this series, its one of the things I focussed on at the time and that got me through. I just want to say, there's nothing wrong with any body shape or size and the world would be a better place if people didn't judge each… Continue reading Sofies C25k Journey: Week 1 – The beginning

Sofies London Marathon Week 9 Training Update: I Found a Broken God by the River

I am running the LondonMarathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Total Training: 376.1k (235 miles)Week 7: 67.3k (42 miles) So that was a lot of running. As I mentioned last week the long run on Monday should have been on Sunday, so this balances out last weeks low mileage. On… Continue reading Sofies London Marathon Week 9 Training Update: I Found a Broken God by the River

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

Trans Girls London Marathon Week 5&6 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: 254.6kWeek 5: 47.8k Week 6: 37.0k Well that's 158 miles in my legs. I was feeling pretty bad the last few weeks so haven't made a post but glad to be back. I have still been running… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 5&6 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 4 Training Update

Total Training: 169.8kThis week: 28.2kAn update on my training during week 4. I am running the London Marathon to raise money for the LGBT Foundation, please also consider donating here: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SofieLewis Things were looking good this week in terms of the injury. Leg was a little tender on Monday and Tuesday but after then it… Continue reading Trans Girls London Marathon Week 4 Training Update