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Lupus Saved My Life

For those of you who don’t know me, I am relatively new to running. I didn’t start in middle school or high school like most other runners. It wasn’t until much later in life that I stumbled into running and fell in love. In the summer of 2016 (when I was 26 years old), I was hit with life-altering news; …

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Never Give Up

Gemma posted her amazing before and after photos on our community page yesterday and the amount of love and support she received was incredible. Her transformation was inspiring and I wanted to read and share her story to see how she accomplished it. So here is Gemma’s story.. have a read! I guess you’d say my journey started April 2016, …

A Healthy Relationship

I can’t even count the amount of times I have looked in the mirror and told myself I was fat. Absolutely, completely ridiculous. I am 5’8, 130lbs and muscular. I am absolutely NOT fat. I always think there are two sides of myself… the Hailey who knows that I am strong, lean and beautiful, and the other Hailey who is …

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Over Coming Self Sabotage

  I have found over the past 9 or so years that my life and what I call self love has evolved so much that I, oddly, find myself more confused then ever. What do I love about myself? Do I love myself? At times I am not so sure anymore what it is that I love…what makes me happy. …

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But My Pants Don’t Fit

Far to many times in a day do we not like something about our selves or wish that something about us was different. We are all guilty of it, we pick at our physical selves, my butts too big, I wish I had arms like her, or a stomach like that etc. the list goes on. Not only do we …

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Meet Kate!

Your past does not determine your future – be fearless! Our third ambassador Kate Arnold has bravely shared her story of her struggles with addiction, to finding herself through love and running. Have a read: My name is Kate Arnold and I am here today because of my Addictive Personality. Most studies say that addictions in adults stem from a life …

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My Journey to Becoming a Runner

Before I became a runner, I struggled with an intense love-hate relationship with my body. Like many, I have struggled with loving it, embracing it and feeling beautiful in it. Before I found running I felt uncomfortable in my own body and I struggled with self love and respect. My lack of self esteem led to low self confidence in …

Beating Hypothyroidism Naturally

I, Dayna, have been battling a few health issues for the last few years, hypothyroidism(Hashimotos), alopecia, and low iron. Although I have continued to run, race and workout it has been a struggle. I found out I had hypothyroidism almost 2 years ago. I started to fall asleep on my breaks at work, I was going to bed as early …

Forget the Scale

We always love reading peoples inspiring stories at Run Like A Girl. I asked LeTia to share her amazing transformation story with us and she was thankful to be able to share it as it really gave her a chance to reflect on how much she has accomplished in two years. Here is her story: Growing up I was always …

A Journey from 320lbs to Runner

I have lost 160lbs, here is my story….. Back in 2003 I took a good look at myself in the mirror after not being able to fit in a roller coaster ride. I was so embarrassed that I could not fit and was told I was not able to ride. I knew I gained some weight but one could say …