November 27, 2018

Carolin is a 51-year-old ultra-runner and multi-day stage race specialist, however, this wasn’t always the case. When Caroline was 36 years old, she was a stay at home mum to three daughters. Wanting to feel better in herself, and wanting to get fitter and lose some weight, she started on a journey which would ultimately lead to her becoming an ultra-runner….accidentally!! She didn’t tell anyone wh...

November 20, 2018

Tough Girl - Janey McGill - 630-mile trek of the South West Coast Path, planting sunflower seeds to honour the 616 soldiers severely wounded as a result of the war in Afghanistan. Opportunity explorer. Chasing sand & snow. Empty Quarter crossing 2018 with Omani women. #meetmeinthefield

November 16, 2018

Is it possible to pursue a competitive sport while going through pregnancy and early motherhood? Susie Mitchell proves that it’s more than possible and that you can even win. Just weeks after discovering her passion for track cycling, Susie became pregnant. However, that didn’t stop her from continuing to pursue her passion. With smart training throughout her pregnancy, Susie went on to win in the Wor...

November 13, 2018

Loretta had a normal life she was living in Canada with her boyfriend, she was building a house, a 10 year project in the making, but once the final nail had been hammered in, she knew she wanted to do something different with her life. On a whim, and after being inspiredly the Adventure Cycling Touring Handbook, she headed off to England on her first cycle adventure over to Ireland. This was the star...

November 9, 2018

In 2014, Amy Hughes took on an incredible challenge of her own making - running 53 marathons in 53 consecutive days in 53 different towns and cities around the UK. Don’t be mistaken, Amy wasn’t a runner her whole life and was actually more creative than sporty as a child. But as she discovered running, she found a new love and a new cause. After noticing a lack of female role models, Amy decided to...

November 6, 2018

Sophie is the 2017 New Explorer of the Year. Her expeditions have taken her to the streets of Managua to the mountains of Madagascar and everywhere in between.   She is the Founder of AquaAid International, Sophie works with some of Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa’s most remote villages establishing sustainable sources of clean drinking water and basic sanitation. Sophie is a Health Security S...

November 2, 2018

Susie Chan started running in her mid-30s. She was your typical mom, watching TV in her free time when she got into running by accident. She soon went from getting roped into her first half-marathon to enjoying multi-stage ultras. Susie was on the Tough Girl podcast in 2015. Since then, she’s run the Marathon Des Sables for the fourth time, the New York and Toyko Marathon, and the Jungle Ultra. This...

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