Badass Mamas

  • Taking Back Control Through Running

    I still remember the day I started running. I’m a Divorced, Single Mummy to two girls, aged just five and eight. I also suffer with an Anxiety Disorder. The year I got divorced in 2017, I landed my dream career as a Police Constable. A couple of years on…and I found life overwhelming.
  • Badass Mama Kirsty Shares Her Running Journey

    I did something which at the time felt that it wouldn't happen, and that was put myself into a charity place ballot for the 2022 London Marathon, and lo and behold, I got a place! 
  • Lockdown turned Amy into a Runner

    There was lots of talk about how productive some people managed to be during lockdown. People wrote novels, learned Spanish, grew organic vegetables, took up the bassoon… I was definitely not one of those people.

  • Couch to Badass by Lindsay

    I could never understand people who ran… Especially for fun! The majority of my life I have struggled with Anxiety and depression, trying new thi...
  • Badass Clare on Completing Couch to 5k

    The walk home seemed long and uncomfortable, everyone was looking (I’m sure they weren’t, I’m sure they didn’t even care) at the Lycra cladded idiot waking along at a slower speed than that of a sloth
  • Stacey is Running For The Soul

    I can wake up in the morning with a knot in my stomach due to anxiety, I don’t always know why I feel anxious but I know if I put on my running shoes and get out that door that when I return home that feeling has gone.

  • Caitlin's Epic Couch to 5k Journey

    …as I went out and did my run that day, I didn’t feel ashamed anymore - I felt empowered - so... I wasn’t fast, I was still overweight, my face still went a very fetching shade of red. But I didn’t care any more because I was doing it,

  • Karen Explains How 'Jeffing' Helped Her Reach Her Goals

    I took up running around September 2015 after being diagnosed with osteopenia (early signs of osteoporosis where your b...