Kristina Pinto is a distance running coach north of Boston and the founder of Mile Mannered Running. She is also the author of the blog Mother Running Rampant, as well as a forthcoming book about pregnancy for athletes (Velo Press, 2013).
Some families dream of giving their kids a house with a pool, tennis court, the big cedar swing set. I dream of living in a house on the infield of a track. When my son Henry was in preschool and bouncing off walls, I’d fantasize about sitting in the living room while he ran 400-meter [...]