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A Year to Me

Christina shared her biggest achievement yet on our Run Like a Girl community… she completed her first half. She wrote: My first half is in the books!! I met my sub 3 hr goal… A yr ago i was struggling for 3 miles… 17m ago I was 385lbs… Today…I AM A HALF MARATHONER!!! Here is her story… In May of …

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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, …

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My Journey to Becoming a Runner

Everyone meet Brittany.. she wanted to share her incredible weight loss and fitness journey with everyone. Here is how she went from unhappy and overweight to finding something she truly loves and transforming her life and body. I was always the chubby kid in school growing up. I dreaded gym class, esp as I get older because they always made …

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Taking My Life Back

These are our favourite kind of stories…about real people, with real lives, making changes to become happier and healthier. This is Jacklyn who at 200lbs decided it was time to take her life back. She is now working towards her first half marathon. Here is her story: My name is Jacklyn and a mom of two beautiful children. Ages 4 and 2 …

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Journey to the London Marathon

I am Megan. I was a UK size 20 back in 2013 and found it hard to even walk up and down the stairs in my house let alone run.  I thought enough was enough especially as I was sick of hearing myself moan! I have suffered with depression/anxiety for over 20 yrs and was on anti-depressants for about 15 of those …

I Run This Body, Not the Other Way Around

I’m trying desperately to hold on to the incredible feelings, thoughts and emotions of my most recent trip to Costa Rica. Never in my life have I felt more satisfaction and accomplishment in being able to see what my body was capable of doing. In fact, just a few short years ago, neither my mind nor my body could have even conceived the …

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The Hope to Inspire Others

Life is a journey, and if you set your heart to something… you can change everything around. I love reading people’s inspiring stories. Jo’s is one of them. She shared her incredible transformation story from obestiy, to becoming a runner. Have a read. Thank you so much for giving me the chance to share my story. I’ll be as brief …

The Week that Changed my Life

This is my story…so far(because I’m nowhere near being done.. But are we ever?) I’m a 37 year old wife and mother, I’m 5’1″ and at my largest I was about 230 pounds (morbidly obese). That’s a lot of weight to carry on my small/short body and trust me..I was feeling it. My feet and ankles hurt and would swell …

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 …