- Exercise Science Degree
- Coach of High School State Champions
- Competitive at distances from the 5K to Ultra Trail
- Mother Runner
Jen getting after it on the race course
Jen with son Cairo and daughter Holland.
Jen Fajardo is a competitive track and road runner at any distance from the 5K to the marathon.
Jen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science and loves using her knowledge of health and fitness to inspire others to make healthy lifestyle changes. She works as an online personal trainer, running coach, and nutrition consultant. For the past ten years she has coached high school cross country and track runners to numerous state championships. She is the mother of two, and enjoys helping other busy people learn how to balance the demands of work, parenthood, and running. She currently lives in Flagstaff, Arizona and is training to qualify for the Olympic Trials in the marathon.
Oregon State Track & Field Championships Individual champions in 800m, 1500m, 3000m
Oregon State Cross Country Championships Team Champions (2010), Top Five Teams from 2007 2013, Top 10 individuals 2007 2013
Columbia River Conference Cross Country and Track Championships Four consecutive conference team titles in track and cross country including a perfect score in 2010
Assistant Race Director and co-founder of Columbia Corridor Corredores Race Series (Five race series to fund youth running in rural Eastern Oregon).
Assistant Camp Director at Tollgate Distance Running Camp 2010-2011
RUNNING ACCOMPLISHMENTS & PERSONAL RECORDS:
5000m – 16:42
10000m – 34:26
5K – 16:42
10K – 34:26
Half-Marathon – 1:18
Marathon – 2:47
Trail Marathon — 3:01
Trail 50K — 4:18
EDUCATION & PUBLICATIONS:
BS: Exercise and Sport Science – Brigham Young University – Hawa
Senior Research Study on Effect of Sleep Deprivation on Rate of Perceived Exertion
Contributor – 100milesisnotthatfar.com