August 4, 2019

Shamila found her voice and began to fight for women’s rights. With the help of the Afghan Football Federation, she worked to establish the first Afghan Women’s National Football Team in 2007. Shamila was proudly named Captain of the Women’s National Football Team and has said, “Soccer provided me with the opportunity for an education and connected me to other women around the world who are fighting f...

August 4, 2019

At the end of 2016 Mel made the move from track racing, to endurance and road racing. She has found her new passion, hand cycling. Mel has gone on to break the 2 hour time barrier in the London Marathon, and has recently smashed both the men and women’s LEJOG World record - hand cycling 874 miles in 6 days, 22 hours and 18 mins!

August 4, 2019

I got to meet Paula at RunFestRun where I heard her talk about her career the ups and the downs and what she’s learnt along the way. I know her story will inspire others, I’m so pleased Paula has come on the Tough Girl Podcast on the 4th year anniversary to share more about her career, why she loves running, her training tactics, mental strategy as well as sharing more about her life now after becomin...

August 4, 2019

I answer questions from the Tough Girl Tribe on a range of topics from plans to the future, to getting guests and what I’ve learnt so far. I also answer my own quick fire questions! Enjoy!

August 2, 2019

Holly has combined her love of adventure and art to raise over £300,000 for charity initiatives. She uses her adventures and skills in art and design to create interest and awareness around the causes she believes in. “I've struggled for years to figure out how all my interests fit together,” Holly says, “but I feel now that the stars have aligned and they're all feeding each other.” Holly...

August 1, 2019

Currently there is no Tour De France for women so a women’s team called the ‘InternationElles’ decided to cycle the whole course but start a day before the men’s race in order to raise awareness about this inequality. The InternationElles team are riding each day alongside female team Donnons Des Elles Au Vélo J-1 - the French group of riders who launched the riding challenge five years ago and have...

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