Return To Run: Postpartum Series
Webinar 5: Allyson Felix
Join us as we follow up with Allyson Felix as she reflects back to her Return to Run postpartum journey post c-section, returning to high level sprinting and dreams towards another Olympics.
In 2020, Felix stunned the world as she qualified yet again at age 35 to compete in her 5th Olympics in Tokyo 2021, receiving a Bronze Medal in the 400m, a 7th Gold Medal in 4x400 relay; making her the most decorated Track and Field Athlete in the world.
Allyson has been a tremendous advocate for maternal rights, health care for black mothers, speaking out against Nike, starting the Child Care Grant and sitting on the board for &Mother. She also founded the company Sasyh and created her own track spikes and shoes...created for women.
Celeste Goodson, ACE Medical Exercise Specialist, USATF L1 Coach, has worked in health and fitness settings for over 15 years including PT clinics, cardiac rehab and has been training pre/post natal athletes/runners since 2008. Celeste developed the ReCORE program in 2010 along with the patented FITsplint belly support. Celeste is currently collaborating on running drill research for postpartum athletes. She is a marathon runner, track coach and mom of 3.
Aubree McLeod is an ACSM-Exer Phys, MS in Exercise Science, completed ICE Pregnant & PostPartum course is and has published research in running footwear. She is a marathon runner, run coach and recent mom.