Lauren Fleshman (laurenfleshman)



Eugene, Oregon

About laurenfleshman:

Professional Runner, Blogger, Athletic Lifestyle Pusher, Picky Bar Founder

laurenfleshman's Favorite Sports:

Cycling, Multisport, Olympics, Running, Figure Skating, Softball, Camping, Climbing, Combo Sports, Dance, River Rafting, Yoga

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Ask Lauren Fleshman

Welcome to Ask Lauren, where you get bomb diggity advice from a pro distance runner who's been through it all. Also, don't be afraid to check out the Journal for some unfiltered pro-runner life, Lauren style. Peace out!

An Inspired Long Run after Watching NY Marathon via @laurenfleshman
Today was one of those days that makes me love being a runner. I woke up to crazy bright skies with all the trees outside my windows ablaze with oranges, yellows, and reds. My teammates came over to the house and we piled on the sofa to watch the NY Ma...[Read on]
Lauren Fleshman: Ironman 70.3 Worlds. A Tribute.
Photo taken by Jaybird Sport I’m sitting on a too-firm sofa in the living room of our hotel suite, drinking a glass of some kind of illegible French white wine, thinking about my husband. He went to bed 30 minutes ago, and is dutifully doing his ...[Read on]
Ask Lauren: How to Run the Perfect 5k
In Chicago I will be at least this pumped, guaranteed. When my random skill of running fast and talking to people results in a unique travel opportunity to a city I’ve always wanted to visit, I’m PUMPED! Chicago is that city, and the Magnif...[Read on]
Lauren Fleshman: Exciting (Eek!) Changes at Picky Bars!
At Picky Bars, when it comes down to it, I have two jobs. Make recipes Be the guardian of what Picky Bars is all about as a brand The recipe part is hard work, but it is easy in comparison to number two. A perfectly balanced recipe takes time to be cu...[Read on]
Lauren Fleshman: A Kick in the Pants, Peachtree Style
Before this weekend, (having never been there), when I thought of Atlanta I thought of this: Nightclubs…   Freeways packed with cars, blanketed in humid steam… and Martin Luther King Jr. But after my three-day visit for the&n...[Read on]
Lauren Fleshman: Give it up for the AJC Peachtree 10K
I’m about to hop on the plane to Atlanta with my Oiselle Little Wing Teammate, Mel Lawrence for what promises to be a grueling and fantastic couple days. Before the festivities get started, I wanted to share my schedule in case you want to follow al...[Read on]
The Mini! via @Laurenfleshman
Mmmmm. This feels nice. I’m chillin’ in my hotel suite with Chief Bird Sally Bergesen and her two daughters Iris and Isabel. Jude is asleep in the closet. Two years after becoming friends, we’ve traveled across the country to take anothe...[Read on]
Why A Convicted Doper as the USA Team Coach is a Bad Idea via @laurenfleshman
Note: I don’t know all the facts, but from what I’ve read, this is my opinion. I’d love to hear yours, differing or otherwise. As far as I’m concerned, this topic is outrageous enough to be worth discussing and debating. In the end...[Read on]
Lauren Fleshman: A Weekend of Epic Proportions Part 1
He did it. After winning Wildflower Triathlon three times, breaking his foot, getting a screw put in his foot, beating his head against the wall trying unsuccessfully to rehab it with tons of pain, having the screw removed, and doing more physio than mos...[Read on]
Back on Boylston via @laurenfleshman
I’m back. Like a zillion other people who were here when the shit hit the fan last year, I’m here, in Boston. We all make conversation. We try to decipher how our experience lines up with the person whom we just asked, “how does it fee...[Read on]