A Woman Who Was 39 Weeks Pregnant Ran The Chicago Marathon And Gave Birth A Few Hours Later

pregnant woman ran chicago marathon

Amber Miller was 38-weeks and five days pregnant on the day of the Chicago Marathon, and she ran the 26.2 miles in six hours and 25 minutes, according to ESPN.

Miller’s doctor gave her permission to run half of the marathon, and walk the other half. She did just that, and started feeling contractions at the end of her walk.

Miller told WGNtv in Chicago that everyone was staring at her as she went by. It’s not everyday you see a pregnant woman running a marathon.

Her baby girl was born that night, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces.

You can listen to Miller talk about her marathon here.

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