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Stellafly: On Being a Running Mom in Grand Rapids

I wrote a thing for Stellafly! And it’s pretty funny. I mean, any time I can talk about running, peeing in the woods, supporting my lady friends, and the fun I have being kind of a hot mess, I’m a happy camper. Check it out!

I’m one of those people. I’m the woman letting a child run through racks of jackets at TJ Maxx while I shop for activewear. My kid is the one who learned how to drink out of a water bottle out of necessity. I’m the lady in the park who passes you while pushing a jogging stroller and singing Elmo’s song. There is a trail of partially-chewed apples and stray cereal in my wake. I am a runner mom. Read more…