Lauren Fleshman, author portrait
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Lauren Fleshman

Lauren Fleshman is one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time, having won five NCAA championships at Stanford University and two national championships as a professional. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times and Runner’s World. She is a mother of two; the brand strategy advisor for Oiselle, a fitness apparel company for women; and the cofounder of Picky Bars, a natural food company. She lives in Bend, Oregon.