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90% Mental And The Rest Is In Your Head

90% MENTAL AND THE REST IS IN YOUR HEAD A recount of the Tarawera Ultramarathon 102km 2019, Rotorua, New Zealand Kirsty Hamlin (RLAG Team Ambassador, New Zealand) I didn’t feel as prepared physically as I have in previous years BUT, out on the course, I felt more mentally prepared than before. It was never going to be fast – it …

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The Long Road to Trail Running

RLAG Ambassador Heather shares her journey to Trail Running with us! When people say “you’re a runner” I turn around and look to see who they are talking to. Because they cannot possibly be talking about me. After six years of building up my road running from local 5k races to half marathons and a couple less-than-sprint-distance triathlons thrown in …

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Finding Your Fire – My Journey of losing 110lbs

Ambassador Leader Jennifer is sharing her journey with us! Back in April 2016 I felt awful, I had been struggling with chronic pain, fatigue, anxiety and depression for so many years. I knew I needed to do something, I needed to make a change. I had tried “diets” and programs. I was at the point where I was calling cosmetic …

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So About That Balance…

Let’s be honest. Balance. It’s a beautiful sentiment. Everywhere I look it seems as if people are nailing the balance of life, kids, work, training as if it’s no big deal. However, I’ve had many a conversation and it’s been confirmed it’s anything but easy. I even posed the question on how he balances training with family commitments to Mr. …

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What’s In A Vest?

When I first started trail running I read countless articles on what to pack in your running vest from nutrition to hydration, bear spray to band-aids. To be perfectly honest, it was a bit overwhelming at times to try and figure out what worked and what didn’t. I remember my first run with my vest. Thinking back I laugh because …

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It’s Never a Problem Until There is One

It’s never a problem till there’s a problem… maybe most of you don’t know, but over August Long weekend, I suffered a traumatic injury to my hand. I haven’t been able to work for almost two months now. I have constant nerve pain and my fingers are only now just starting to heal and look some what normal again. I …

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42km Across the Desert

Run with your heart and your feet will follow; the emotions of a desert marathon. We have ambassadors all around the world.. this is Saskia from Switzerland Here is her adventure through her marathon… this one was across the desert in Petra, Jordan. Have a read: Although my 100k was really successful when considering my finish time, my rank, my …

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August Challenge: Try Something New!

August typically is a month where we are either at our peak mileage training for our goal races, or are starting to head towards taper town. No matter where you are in your running/training schedule, it is always good to change things up. Here at Run Like a Girl, we are all about getting out there, living life and chasing …

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Meet Ann

We met Ann at our Be Fearless race back in June. She absolutely smashed the 11km and won overall. She told us she had been wanting to be an ambassador for a long time. We get 1000s of applications for ambassadors and it can be hard to filter through them all… sometimes it takes meeting us in person to join …