Tag: Girls run the World Podcast


On International Woman’s Day 2022, Girls Run the World announce the launch of their new podcast series Break the Bias. Focusing on women who address gender bias in participation and performance, sports science, coaching and more Glance around the start lines of most running races and it is clear that more women than ever are taking part in races. The percentage of marathon runners made up by women has risen dramatically, going from 20 percent in 1986 to a little over 50 percent in 2018 ¬†according to research from Run Repeat and the International Association of Athletics Federation. And as

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GRTW Podcast; ‘I ran the Marathon Des Sables to prove everyone wrong’

Devinder Bains, now 39, was a magazine features editor on a busy weekly magazine, more used to press launches and cocktail bars than running through the Sahara Desert without showering for a week. But that didn’t stop her taking on the Marathon Des Sables, an arduous six day multi-stage race of over 155 miles on just 12 weeks training that has a tiny 14% female entry level. You can listen to how Hot Yoga and Welsh mountains helped Devinder train,and how she managed to eat the 5000 required calories despite not eating meat.¬†http://Listen to Devinder’s podcast here     Since

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