Woman runs 800 meter race while 8-months pregnant

On your mark, get set… oh, wait. Here, carry 4-9 extra pounds with you, give or take. Nope, you don’t get a head start.

Do you still want to race?

Well, those conditions didn’t stop Alysia Montano, who is 8-months pregnant, from racing. In fact, the mother-to-be not only entered the 800 meter race, but she finished it in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds, San Jose Mercury News reports. And her doctor was totally cool with it.

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