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Why Alysia Montaño Raced Eight Months Pregnant

The five-time 800M champion ran her marquee event eight months pregnant.

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Our May cover runner, Olympian Alysia Montaño, had plenty of insight on running through pregnancy and being a mom with a busy running career. In this behind-the-scenes video from our May cover shoot, the 800-meter runner shares her reasons for competing at the national outdoor track and field championships last June while carrying an eight-months-pregnant belly.