Articles written by: Audra Rundle

Marathon Mom: My Non-Runner Hubby Wants Me to Cut Down. Help!
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Marathon Mom: My Non-Runner Hubby Wants Me to Cut Down. Help!

Dear Marathon Mom, Running is a big passion of mine, but my husband is not so much a fan. Of course it’s fine that he doesn’t personally want to be a runner, but lately he’s been ragging on me for how much time my running is taking me away from […]

Marathon Mom: Running and Breastfeeding
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Marathon Mom: Running and Breastfeeding

Dear Marathon Mom, I’m 6 months pregnant with my first child and recently had to stop running altogether. I’m ready for this time off to focus on the pregnancy and prepare for motherhood, but I know I’ll be ready and excited to start running again postpartum. However, I also plan […]

Marathon Mom: Running with Two Kids – Is it worth it?
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Marathon Mom: Running with Two Kids – Is it worth it?

Dear Marathon Mom, I started running about eight years ago, and transitioned to being a running mom pretty smoothly after my son was born two years ago. We received a jogging stroller at my baby shower, so I was able to start taking him with me on my runs from […]

Marathon Mom: Taking Turns Pushing the Jogging Stroller
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Marathon Mom: Taking Turns Pushing the Jogging Stroller

Dear Marathon Mom, My husband and I are both runners, which has always been a source of bonding for us. While pregnant with our son last year, we talked eagerly about taking him running with us in the jogging stroller and what a great family activity running would be. Almost […]

Marathon Mom: Running Mom of Two
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Marathon Mom: Running Mom of Two

  Dear Marathon Mom, My kids are 5 and 8 years told – not really old enough to join me running, but too old and big to push in a jogging stroller. They do show some interest in my running and occasionally ask questions. I’d like to foster this interest […]

Marathon Mom: Making Time For Running
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Marathon Mom: Making Time For Running

Dear Marathon Mom, I am a stay-at-home-mom of three kids, all under the age of 5. I love being home with them, but of course it is pretty busy (read: hectic) most days. Before kids, I ran 4-5 times a week and loved it. With each child I had, however, […]

Marathon Mom: Benefits of Hiking With Children
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Marathon Mom: Benefits of Hiking With Children

Dear Audra, My husband and I are trying to talk a few of our friends with young toddlers into joining us for some day hikes, but we are meeting a lot of hesitation about how hard it will be with the kids. One couple is insisting their child won’t like […]

Marathon Mom: Jogging Stroller Dad
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Marathon Mom: Jogging Stroller Dad

Dear Marathon Mom, My wife and I are welcoming our first child in about two months, and we’re in full-on nesting mode. Unlike my wife, however,, my nesting consists primarily of finding an infant jogging outfit and figuring how I can include our new baby in my daily runs. Running […]

Marathon Mom: Running Postpartum
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Marathon Mom: Running Postpartum

Dear Audra, I am currently 8 months pregnant with my first child, and have had a hard time with having to give up running. It became too uncomfortable to run around 5 ½ months, and I’ve missed it so much since then. I am curious how soon after having the […]

How to Get Someone Into Running
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How to Get Someone Into Running

I’ve gotten a lot of people to try running over the years; some loved it and have stuck with it on their own, while others hated it and cursed me for deceiving them by ‘making it look easier than it really is.’ Running – like any sport – is not […]