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Happy Mother’s Day News: Kara Goucher Is Pregnant

May 8, 2010

Kara and husband, Adam, sharing a laugh. (Courtesy http://www.leahnash.com)

Had to share: SBS broke the happy news to the world that Kara Goucher, one of the top American women marathoners (and an absolute sweetheart!), is pregnant. She and the women’s world-record holder in the marathon, Paula Radcliffe (another dear, dear person), are due on the same day in late September. It is Kara’s first baby, Paula’s second. The two phenom marathoners trained together during their first trimester in Portland, Oregon, for several months.

SBS had the pleasure of interviewing Kara in person (and being at the photo shoot the above photo came from. Even though Kara is 19 weeks pregnant in the photo, we all had to egg her on to stick out here belly, otherwise you couldn’t tell she is preggo!). Dimity and SBS wish Kara, Paula, and their families all the best, and we wish them–and ALL of you–a very happy Mother’s Day!

19 Comments leave one →
  1. jessica permalink
    May 9, 2010 10:35 am

    Tall mom says happy mother’s day!

  2. May 9, 2010 11:03 am

    how awesome, congrats to kara and paula. reading the cover story about kara several months ago in RW, i wondered if she were already pregnant. she is too cute, going to be a fab mom!! happy mothers day to you guys from me and Tall Mom!

  3. May 9, 2010 11:37 am

    That is so great that Kara is preggo!!

    Tall Mom sent me over… HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

  4. Tryna permalink
    May 9, 2010 2:29 pm

    How exciting to see that two elite runners who are friends are able to share such an amazing time in their lives. And to see our Sarah gets to write about it, in NY Times no less! It made my Mother’s Day. Happy Running.

  5. May 9, 2010 3:42 pm

    Love this article!! I read it last night and then today saw that Tall Mom is hosting a book giveaway! So happy Mothers Day from me and Tall mom!

  6. May 9, 2010 4:09 pm

    Tall Mom sent me to say Happy Mother’s Day!

  7. May 9, 2010 4:28 pm

    Being the competitive people they are, I wonder if Paula & Kara will be “racing” to the delivery room?!? Great article in the New York Times!

    Hope you have a Happy Mother’s Day! (Tall Mom sent me over)

  8. May 9, 2010 4:48 pm

    HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! via Tall Mom!

  9. Margo permalink
    May 9, 2010 5:01 pm

    Mel, Tall Mom on the run sent me here to say Hi and Happy Mother’s Day! I’m looking forward to reading the book and I’m excited to see you will be here in Mill Valley at Title Nine on 5/22. See you then!

    • May 9, 2010 6:06 pm

      Thanks for all you great moms wishing us–and Kara and everybody else out there–HMD. We love tall mom on the run–and we’re grateful you guys came to visit us. Keep coming back!

  10. May 9, 2010 6:41 pm

    Tall Mom says to wish you a Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy your special day!

  11. May 9, 2010 7:10 pm

    happy mothers day from me and tall mom!

  12. Cecilia permalink
    May 9, 2010 7:29 pm

    Tall mom sent me to say Happy Mother’s Day

  13. Liz Brownlie permalink
    May 9, 2010 9:09 pm

    Wonderful news, thanks for the update!

  14. May 9, 2010 10:08 pm

    Happy Mothers Day…just came from Tall Mom’s blog. Crossing my finger I can win the Run Like A Mother book!!

  15. May 10, 2010 10:22 am

    Awww that’s wonderful news! Congrats and best wishes to Kara and Paula! And happy mother’s day to you girls too! : )

  16. May 10, 2010 12:40 pm

    Woot! Woot! That’s awesome! The March Runner’s World alluded to the fact that Kara was trying to conceive but I didn’t know she was pregnant. Congrats Kara! That’s awesome news – I’m due 4 weeks after my two biggest running idols – how cool is that? I hope neither one of them get pregnancy induced plantar fasciitis from running like I did 😦

  17. May 10, 2010 9:06 pm

    I was so happy to read this article and see the picture. I love that she is still running! How exciting that her and Paula are both expecting and due at the same time. So great.

    I just bought your book and I am so excited to read it. Love it.

    Tall mom sent me too!

  18. Kerry permalink
    May 11, 2010 7:42 pm

    It was so funny, I was reading the article and it just hit me…Sarah wrote this….and went back to check and there you were! Such awesome, awesome news about Kara and I loved the article too! Two super fast mommas and their babies! Yay!

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