30 years of the pregnant marathon – its history and safety
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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