January 29, 2024

94: Building a Global Community: The Phenomenal Rise of Another Mother Runner with founders, Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell

In this Episode

Today’s episode is a journey into the inspiring world of Another Mother Runner, a brand that started with a single book in 2010 and has grown into a global community.

Co-founders, Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea, share the evolution of Another Mother Runner, from book signings at race expos, to the virtual powerhouse it is today. Now, with three books, multiple podcasts, blogs, social media content, training programs, annual retreats, and more, Sarah and Dimity have created a vibrant and supportive space for mothers and women in the running world.

Sarah and Dimity share their insights into their phenonenal growth:

  • Finding the content gaps in the running world for women and mothers
  • How the women’s running industry has changed in the last twenty years to support female athletes who are also mothers
  • The importance of listening and creating safe spaces for frank discussions on female specific topics
  • The impact of human connection in keeping the community thriving and expanding

Throughout the conversation, Sarah and Dimity unpack their personal experiences, plus some heartwarming and humorous stories behind AMR, a brand that has not only transformed the running landscape but has also created a global sisterhood of empowered and happy runners.

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