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Girls Run the World

Aug 7, 2020

Tahsa Thompson, 43, from London is the founder of Black Girls Do Run UK.

Established in 2019, she set the online community up to help inspire women of colour to run for their health, fitness and mental well being. 

A runner herself for over 20 years, this mum of two describes how, when she first started running 10km and...


Jul 31, 2020

Like many women before her, and many who will come after, Taz started running as a way of getting fit and having some me time from her three sons. 

But she would go out before sunrise, initially worried about how the Muslim community in her area would react to a woman running. 

She soon learned that her community, along...


Jul 17, 2020

Iran's first female triathlete, Shirin Gerami took part in the World ITU Championships in London in 2013 in a body suit, inspiring women the world over that your cultural background should not inhibit your right or ability to take part in triathlon. 

She followed this with completing the Ironman World Championship in...


Jul 2, 2020

'I've never seen another black woman racing in any triathlon events that I have done.'

We speak to Kelsie Johnson, 25, (@kelsieolivia94) a personal trainer, triathlete and PhD student about race in triathlon.

Kelsie took up triathlon a few years ago and is part of the new Facebook community, Women Who Tri for Justice,...


Jun 19, 2020

Celebrating extraordinary trailblazers in endurance sport, Ingrid Walters, 47, an actress and elite marathon runner, chats to us about getting faster with age, running through breast cancer and the need for better representation of black, Asian and mixed race female athletes in endurance sport.