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Not a blog post but links for you to follow to read stories on some inspirational women, celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

Katherine Switzer – first women to run the Boston Marathon

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/meet-first-woman-run-boston-marathon-illegally-50-years-ago/

 

Bobby Clay – 20 year old GB athlete who suffers from osteoporosis

http://www.athleticsweekly.com/performance/bobby-clay-my-osteoporosis-nightmare-70422

 

Jess Ennis-Hill, Laura Kenny, Joe Pavey and Serena Williams – all returning to top level sport after having a baby

http://www.jessicaennis.net/

https://www.laurakenny.org/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/28765536

https://www.serenawilliams.com/#whats-new

*We know there are many more, these are four we have chosen.

 

Lewes Football Club – first football club to give equal pay to both men’s and women’s teams

https://www.lewesfc.com/post/equality-fc-a-level-playing-field-for-women

 

Ernestine Shepherd – 86 year old bodybuilder

http://www.athleta.net/2017/07/30/meet-ernestine-not-your-average-81-year-old/

 

Mimi Anderson – endurance athlete

http://www.marvellousmimi.com/about-mimi-anderson/