Rest is a four letter word in many runner's vocabularies. It's hard to back off the training, especially when inundated with the message that you should push through pain and more is better. Runners need to build recovery into their schedules just like strength, stretching and yes, hard training.
It was the 2012 Olympic Trials 5000m qualifying race and the Lauren Fleshman fans, aka Fleshmaniacs, were restless. Facing adversity on such a large stage required guts and determination, and our sister hero has plenty to go around. We set out to capture such ferocity as embodied by fastie Lauren Fleshman and as a result, the bird lion tee was born.