Jan 6, 2023
Lauren Fleshman is one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time, brand strategy advisor for Oiselle, and co-founder of Picky Bars. She’s also a writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times and Runner’s World.
Her personal experience as a college and professional athlete and her empathy for other female runners led to her writing her soon-to-be released book, Good for a Girl. It’s part memoir and part manifesto, calling for reform in a sports system that is failing female-bodied athletes.
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“Thank you” to Lauren! We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the show.