Month: May 2017

This woman ran a marathon while 7 months pregnant with her 5th kid — and she dominated

This woman ran a marathon while 7 months pregnant with her 5th kid — and she dominated

Beatie Deutsch used to be the fastest runner in her family when they would race each other on annual beach trips. Then she got married and had four kids in six years. “I was really busy with kids and work and everything, and I couldn’t find the time to exercise,” Deutsch, a Jerusalem resident originally […]

The 7 Months Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman Who Ran a Marathon

The 7 Months Pregnant Orthodox Jewish Woman Who Ran a Marathon

People might often think of Orthodox Jewish women as “barefoot and pregnant,” but probably don’t think of them as “pregnant and running marathons!” Beatie Deutsch, an American-born mother (of now five!) grew up athletic but stopped formal sports activities for many years when she started a family. Then, on a whim a couple years ago, […]