Eating disorders and RED-s can affect all athletes of all abilities, males and females, and all ages. No one is immune from the risks of overtraining and under-fuelling.
Here are some of the athletes who have been affected by eating disorders and RED-S in some way who are now supporting our campaign, organisations who will share our stories, as well as clubs and coaches who have committed to #TRAINBRAVE.
England international marathon runner and RED-s campaigner.
Marathon runner and ironman triathlete, mental health ambassador and recovering anorexia sufferer.
Endurance runner and recovering eating disorder sufferer.
Ironman WR-holder, World Champion, and passionate advocate of nutrition and balance.
Endurance adventurer, author and mental health advocate.
Author, Speaker/Executive Director of Running in Silence, high school cross country coach and recovered eating disorder sufferer.
NOEL THATCHER MBE
Six Time Paralympian, five time Gold Medallist and physiotherapist.
Eloise Du Luart
Professional triathlete and eating disorder campaigner.
Olympic Bronze medalist sprinter and motivational speaker.
Ironman & Ironman 70.3 Champion, and former RED-S sufferer.
Author, runner, cyclist and mental health campaigner.
NYC Runs runner and mental health advocate.
Mind body and lifestyle coach and recovered eating disorder sufferer.
Writer, endurance runner and recovering RED-S sufferer.
Former collegiate rower and current Public Health PhD student researching RED-S in female runners.
Arts graduate, illustrator, gym enthusiast, and recovering RED-S sufferer.
Runner, high school coach, recovering eating disorder/RED-S sufferer and advocate for healthy fuelling & training.
Science Teacher, runner, rower, mental health advocate, recovered RED-S sufferer.
DR ROSE PENFOLD
Marathon runner, open water swimming enthusiast, junior doctor, former running-related amenorrhoea.
Eating disorder worker, mental health advocate and recovering eating disorder/RED-S sufferer working on building The Mind and Body Studio.
Former marathoner turned Natural Bodybuilder, and passionate advocate for long-term health and fitness.
Club runner from South Derbyshire Road Runners and half marathon runner.
Cyclist and endurance runner, sport and mental health blogger, and recovered bulimia sufferer.
County runner, blogger, and recovered RED-S sufferer.
A SENr practitioner with a passion for endurance sport and raising awareness of RED-S.
Sport scientist, runner, mental health campaigner and recovering anorexia sufferer.
Former Great Britain marathon runner, now GB ultra and mountain athlete.
DR JESS HARVEY
Age Group Triathlete, GP, recovering from RED-S, passionate about proactive prevention and education for all.
Recovering RED-S sufferer, Horsforth Harriers club runner, parent and researcher.
COACHES & CLINICIANS
Running coach and Team GB Ultra runner.
DR JOSEPHINE PERRY
Chartered psychologist working with athletes of all abilities.
DR NICKY KEAY
Sports Endocrinologist, passionate about raising awareness of RED-S.
Dr John sykes
Locum GP and Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
Performance Psychologist for Swim England, and PhD student researching eating disorders in athletes.
The Mind Medic
Dr Chris Smith
Paediatrician with Leeds Children's and Young People Eating Disorder Service, trail and road runner.
Head Coach and owner of RunVerity, endurance runner and mental health advocate.
DR SUSIE HOLT
Paediatrician, Medical Lead for Cheshire and Merseyside Adolescent Eating Disorder Service & runner.