This Girl Can : #1MileChallenge…

Last week I was kindly asked by The Running Bug and This Girl Can to be one of the first people to share my #1MileChallenge video and nominate 3 people of my choice to take the challenge. This is a national campaign to raise money for Cancer Research.

About the challenge:

#1MileChallenge… Centres around the idea that women are encouraged to run/cycle/row/walk a mile. Then record a short clip nominating 3 female friends to do the same. It’s all about making exercise fun, and something you can share and be proud of regardless of how far you go.

It doesn’t matter how you do your mile, it can be a walk round the park, a run on the treadmill at the gym or a cycle to the shops.

Want to be part of it?

Simply upload a video, no longer than 10-20 seconds which will show you finishing off your mile, and saying:

“My name is ….., and I’ve just done the Running Bug and This Girl Can One Mile Challenge. I nominate …………to do the same!”


It is like the global ice bucket challenge from a couple of years ago. Hopefully having fun doing it whilst being aware of the reason behind it. I am sure this can be just as big… Good luck everyone…

More info can be found on  The Running Bug website searching: This Girl Can 1 Mile Challenge

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19 Comments

  1. Tamar SB
    7th September 2015 / 7:05 pm

    What a great charity!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      8th September 2015 / 9:03 pm

      Thanks Tamar 🙂

  2. Teresa Kindred
    8th September 2015 / 1:22 pm

    Go Claire! You rock!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      8th September 2015 / 9:03 pm

      Aww, thanks Teresa 🙂

  3. Parent Club
    8th September 2015 / 6:14 pm

    GO Claire!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      8th September 2015 / 9:04 pm

      Thanks :))

  4. alissa apel
    8th September 2015 / 9:29 pm

    You can do it. I suck at running. I got a lovely genetic problem from my Dad – a weak left ankle. He and I have to wear special arch supports. I hike, and play tag with my boys. I don't run any sort of distance.

  5. Cascia Talbert
    8th September 2015 / 11:24 pm

    What a cool challenge! Way to go for doing this. Have a terrific week.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2015 / 9:37 pm

      Thanks Cascia 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2015 / 9:37 pm

      Thanks Joyce 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2015 / 9:38 pm

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  6. real girl sport
    9th September 2015 / 9:10 pm

    Clever idea, anything that gets women active is positive and fundraising on the side – good combo.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2015 / 9:38 pm

      Thank you 🙂

  7. Margarett Murphy
    10th September 2015 / 4:55 pm

    Congratulations, great way to get people out running.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      14th September 2015 / 9:39 pm

      Thank you :):)

  8. mrs hall
    19th September 2015 / 4:41 am

    You're an inspiration! Cheers 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      23rd September 2015 / 9:19 pm

      Aww, thank you 🙂

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