Kate Raphael

Kate Raphael

Kate is a writer based in Berkeley, California. She primarily covers climate change and health. Find her running trails in the Berkeley Hills or on Twitter: @KateRaphael1.

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Giving Birth and Running Faster

September 20, 2022

Giving Birth and Running Faster by Kate Raphael

In the world of elite running, a woman who returns to peak performance after pregnancy is often considered a novelty -- but it's more common than you would think. This misconception originates from outdated and bigoted assumptions about what different bodies can do.