Marathon Runners Guests of Tough Girl Podcast (Part 5)



Kate Swoboda - Author of The Courage Habit: Sharing more about how to accept your fears, release the past, and Live Your Courageous Life


In 2012, Kate was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and for the most part, doctors weren’t particularly optimistic about how she could improve her quality of life. Kate was living in the no-man’s land of having received a diagnosis, but nothing was relieving her symptoms.


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Rosie Swale Pope - 73 years young and running 6,000 miles from Brighton to Kathmandu in Nepal!


In 2003, aged 57, she began a five-year run-around-the-world, travelling 20,000 miles to raise awareness for the early diagnosis of cancer. Rosie is the only person in the world to have completed this solo challenge unsupported, carrying all her belongings in her cart behind her.

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Yolanda Holder - Power walker, 2x Guinness World Record holder & Completing the Self Transcendence 3100 Mile Race!


Yolanda is the first American Woman and African American to Run or Walk over 100 marathons in a calendar year and the first woman in the world to ever do it twice.

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Tazneem Anwar aka Taz @ThisHijabiRuns. Championing diversity in running. Founder and Run Leader at Wycombe Women's Run Club.


Tazneem is a UKA Run Leader, and works with ASICS Frontrunner. Her aim to inspire more women from the Black and Minority Ethnic communities to run. Tazneem works as full time Pharmacist and is mum to 3 boys.

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