Eternal Badass Alysia Montano Runs 800 Meters Five Months Pregnant

Jenna Warner
June 26, 2017

It certainly will not go down as the fastest 800-meter race of her career, but Alysia Montaño will certainly remember her run at this year's U.S. Track and Field Championships for a long time.

Olympic track runner Alysia Montano has never been one to let the presence of a fetus developing in her womb keep her from competing, and this year is no exception.

Three years ago, Montano competed in the USATF Outdoor Championships while eight months pregnant with her first child.

Back in 2014, Montano competed in the same race at the same championships while she was 34 weeks pregnant (eight months), finishing almost 11 seconds slower. Montano assured anxious people that she was well hydrated and felt absolutely fine.

Instead, she told The Post on Friday after finishing seventh in her 800-meter heat, "I want for my life to be defined by happiness ... not just being labeled as a runner, or being labeled as a theater major".

"I represent so many different people".

Montano seems to have more patience than I would, saying that she takes care of herself, and besides, "I'm not super-duper delicate", she said. "And then I found out that she did half of the movie five months pregnant so I thought "I will definitely be signing up for US Nationals".

"I thought it (the film) was awesome", Montano said.

Gadot revealed to ET in May that she was five months pregnant while filming Wonder Woman.

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