Category: Everyday Hero

Running ‘Sub 3’

Only four per cent of all marathon runners manage to break three hours – Erica Stanley-Dottin is one of them. We asked her what making ‘the List’ really means – and discovered how running is nothing without community

By Alice Barraclough

This Fan Girl

We talk to This Fan Girl co-founder Amy Drucquer about changing the portrayal of female football fans and the platform’s latest campaign to provide a better experience for women watching football in pubs

By Amy Sedghi

Run Your City

If it weren’t for running and a love of croissants, photographer Tekla Szőcs would never have crossed paths with Samantha Dong. Tekla tells the story of how they connected, the New York City running scene, and the importance of community and friendship

By Tekla Szőcs

Positive Ageing

If you view cheerleaders as young, enthusiastic women, then think again! We meet the inspirational Sun City Poms, a retiree cheerleading troupe from Arizona who subvert the perceptions of ageing

By Annabel Herrick

Food Fitness Flora

Flora Beverley, aka Food Fitness Flora, knows the effects of a bad relationship with food, but those times are long gone, and she now channels her energy into helping others lead a healthier lifestyle, as well as training for her next ultramarathon

By Glorious

On The Mat With Kat

“I felt the pressure that social media presents of the perfect pretzel yogi.” This was Kat Pither’s first impression of the yoga scene, so she set out on a mission to create an inclusive and comfortable space for others to feel connected through yoga

By Glorious

Switching Lanes

“It’s the most hilarious thing when I tell people I'm a professional electric scooter racer. They’re just like, ‘What? That’s so crazy.” Model and adrenaline junkie Jordan Rand enthuses about her next big sporting craze

By Tomi Otekunrin

The Cold Fix

In her own words, Sara Barnes tells us how she fell in love with open water swimming, so much so that she decided to document other women’s swimming stories into a book, fittingly titled The Cold Fix


By Sara Barnes

Badass Runners

Ditch the diet culture and run for joy. That is how Kelly Roberts approaches running with the Badass Lady Gang, a community she founded that gives women a safe haven in the fitness space

By Glorious

Goal Click

“Football means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. But it always means something.” Glorious meets Goal Click, the organisation championing female storytellers and connecting the world through the power of football

By Eleanor Lee