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  • Apr

I’d Rather Run a Marathon Than Wear Fur/Eat Animals/Go to the Circus/Do Anything That Harms Animals

My name is Tess Pugh, and I’m a PETA marathon runner!

On 17 April, I’ll be running 26.2 miles through the streets of London to raise as much money as I can to help PETA fund its vital work to save animals.

I live in Buckinghamshire with my husband and our two girls, aged 8 and 10, and our 18-year-old deaf cat. This is the first marathon I’ve taken part in, and I really want to make it a huge success. Having been the laziest person alive until well into my … Read more.

  • 13
  • Jul

Buffing Up

© / VikramRaghuvansh

I’m buffing up. I’ve bought some lovely vegan running shoes (because cows are cool and killing them is cruel), and so far this week, I’ve already run 11 miles. I feel great! I wonder if I could say the same if I was weighed down with all the fat a meat-eater has in their diet?

I eat a healthy and varied vegan diet, so I know that I’m getting everything I need without any of the negative effects and health risks that meat-eaters face every time they … Read more.