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Ubersourcing: Longest mileage days

Welcome to the first edition (of hopefully many editions so keep the questions coming readers!) of Ubersourcing, where our very own readers answer your questions! Last week on our Facebook page, Stephanie H-C. asked, “Calling all uber mother runners! I am wondering how you accomplish the longest mileage days in your training plans. With kids still … Continue reading

30 years of the pregnant marathon – its history and safety

30 years of the pregnant marathon – its history and safety

The first marathon run by a pregnant woman might have been in 1983. And, not surprisingly, it was unintentional. The Norwegian Ingrid Christiansen ran the Houston Marathon in 2:33:27 and was disappointed. It wasn’t until two months later her coach, Johan Kaggestad, suggested she take a pregnancy test. She was 5’6”, 106 lbs and used to infrequent periods. She … Continue reading