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 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
Had another low few days, so haven't gotten around to writing although hope to get some new things up soon. I went for a run on monday after missing didsbury runners because I saw something shitty and transphobic in the news. Despair washed over me. I wrote about it on facebook, which is where I… Continue reading I thought I’d broke my ankle
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
Here's some interesting data on detransitioning and the importance of recognising someone's gender identity. If you have heard that GIC's push people down the path of transitioning, or transgender people encouraging others to transition, you have been grossly misinformed please can people stop "warning" me about this. When I talk to my trans friends they… Continue reading Detransitioning Data and Transphobic Trends