This Women's Running Cover is Proof Runners Come in All Sizes

Legendary University of Oregon lane and margin manager and Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman once said, “If we have a body, we are an athlete.” The same view can be attributed to running. No matter your shape or speed, if we continue to step one feet in front of a other, we are, in fact, a runner.

With a Apr cover, Women’s Running magazine is explanation only that, featuring full-figured indication and, yes, runner, Nadia Aboulhosn. And it’s not a initial time a announcement has challenged a standard conformation that has turn synonymous with a “runner’s body.” Last summer they highlighted long-time curtain Erica Schnek, who happens to also be a curvy girl.

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Aboulhosn, a blogger and conform designer, took to amicable media, posting an picture of her overwhelming cover and writing: “Brb I’m great nauseous tears. we shot a few months ago with @womensrunningmagazine for their Apr 2016 emanate that’s out on stands now. we was in a airfield final night drifting from Florida behind to LA and went in a store, saw it, and started crying.”

Aboulhosn explained that it was her initial repository cover, and she didn’t really trust it until she saw it in print. “I’m never confident and feel like we could always be doing some-more though saying my cover done me ease down and suffer this impulse that’s such a miracle for me and my career.”

A miracle that roughly didn’t happen. According to Jessica Sabor, editor-in-chief of Women’s Running, her initial devise was to fire a beautiful Aboulhosn for an inside story.

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“We creatively comparison Nadia for a underline on fitness/fashion influencers, though we desired her appetite so much, we knew we had to put her front and core on a cover,” Sabor pronounced in a matter to People.

And we’re blissful they did. Aboulhosn, along with Schnek and Ashley Graham, who won a desired mark on a cover of Sport’s Illustrated’s swimsuit issue final month, is explanation that fit comes in many sizes.