Pro Runner Neely Spence Gracey became a mom in 2018.

An Interview with Pro Runner Neely Gracey

  Neely Gracey is a pro marathon runner for Adidas and a mother runner (mom to 18-month-old Athens). And, she and I have one big thing in common. After having our sons, we both struggled to get back to running. After one terrible run in particular, we both knew something was wrong. Bloodwork revealed whacked-out … Read more

Alyssa Bloomquist

Mom Qualifies for Olympic Trials Training with a Stroller

It’s clear that Alyssa Bloomquist, a speech pathologist in Greeneville, SC,  is a really talented runner. Four months after giving birth, she ran a 5k, not really training for it, and finished in 17:20. What’s also clear is that she is one tough mother runner–looking at challenges not as setbacks but as opportunities to get stronger and … Read more

Strength training for runners

The 6 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

This guest post is brought to you by strength and running coach, Caroline Geoghegan of runwithcaroline.com. Like many of us, Caroline’s love affair with running started with a wake-up call that her choices were leading to poor health. Now she helps others achieve their running and health goals.

Sarah Brown, ex-pro runner for New Balance

An Interview with Ex-Pro Runner Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown was one of the top milers in the U.S. and, until earlier this year, ran professionally for New Balance. But you may know Sarah as the focus of the documentary debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and aired as an ESPNW series, called “Run Mama Run.” The documentary details Sarah’s journey to the … Read more

Finding time to exercise

11 Strategies to Bust Barriers to Exercise

Mother Runners know that none of the barriers to exercise have been as steep as the ones present in parenthood—demanding schedules, sleepless nights, illness, feedings, separation anxiety, the list goes on. Before becoming a mom, it was just me and my willpower. But now, other human beings are in the equation and it requires a … Read more

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