No doubt you have seen in the media the amazing running barrier that was broken recently. What are you talking about the marathon!? I mean about how I ran 5k in under 20 minutes! When I started running I had a goal that was so high I was unsure if it would be possible. Recently… Continue reading My Journey to a sub 20 5k
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
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
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
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