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Running 100 Miles Five Months Postpartum Mothers' Stories

Helen Fong, Auburn, CA, USA   My journey from having a baby to running 100 miles! At five months postpartum, I finished the Rio Del Lago 100 Mile Endurance Run (RDL) in 29:41:28. Before my pregnancy, I ran many ultra-marathons. One of my goals was to get into the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, for which you not only have to qualify but have also to...

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Keeping Fit and Well Features

Lisa Hassan Scott, Wales, UK Photos: Monica Duke   A baby changes everything. A mother’s daily routines change completely, her nights may be restless and old habits necessarily have to alter to work around the newest, neediest member of the household. Self-care and keeping fit often drop off the to-do list altogether. But for a mother’s wellbeing, and for the benefit of her whole family,...

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Marathon Mother Mothers' Stories

Muireann Maguire, Cambridge, UK   Every breastfeeding story is a journey… Here are 26.2 miles of mine! I started running marathons just before turning 30. When I became pregnant two years later I was training for my fifth. I run to challenge myself rather than for charity or for speed, so I tend to choose obscure off-road races rather than high-profile city marathons. Training went...

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