Women's Running Chose a Plus-Size Model For Its Latest Cover, and We Couldn't Be Happier

If you've ever felt that your body wasn't built to run, take a look at the latest issue of Women's Running. The cover features Erica Schenk, a plus-size model who is also an avid runner. The image sends a powerful message to women everywhere, letting them know that regardless of shape or size, anyone can be a runner. Of the cover, Erica told Women's Running, "Women of all sizes deserve to be praised for good health and have a presence in the media." We couldn't agree more and hope that this Women's Running cover is the first step in showing more body diversity in the world of fitness.

Keep reading for more photos from the shoot, including a behind-the-scenes look!