Another Mother Runner
#377: The Real-Life Woman behind “Brittany Runs a Marathon”
Aug 23, 2019 · 54 min
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Sarah and Maggie get real with Brittany O’Neill, the woman whose story is told on the big screen in the just-released movie, “Brittany Runs a Marathon.” This candid conversation covers:

-Brittany’s actual first running steps;

-Brittany’s admission that she had to be clued in to washing her workout clothes after every workout (!!);

-Brittany’s belief that self-acceptance and self-confidence are not mutually exclusive;

-how Brittany started using friends as “anchors” on her journey of self-acceptance;

-how Brittany learned to be okay with being bigger than society’s ideal of “fit.”

In the intro, learn what sport Maggie is coaching and what musical Sarah and her younger daughter recently enjoyed. Brittany joins the duo at 13:35.

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