Jen St Jean Walked Away From the Track, But Now She’s Back!


Jen St Jean has returned to the track after a long lay off with the goal of running her best times ever.

Jen St Jean

Jen St Jean

After college, she was running on an Olympic Development team but for a number of reasons she felt that it was time to walk away from the competitive running scene. She left the track, got a corporate job, started a family, but running was always her release.

Eventually, however, Jen found her way back to the track. Now she’s competing on the masters circuit, and is taking on some of the best masters runners in the world.

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Here are some of the highlights from my chat with Jen St Jean.

  • Running and racing the 1000 meters
  • Taking time off from running competitively
  • Running in some corporate events, including a corporate Olympic gold
  • Leaving the corporate world to start her own company and work from home
  • Coming back to competitive running with the goal of running “faster as a master”
  • Finding benefits in running longer distances, including cross country races
  • Attending a masters event can be incredibly inspirational
  • Getting involved in masters running
  • Nutrition, a wheat/gluten allergy, and how those issues have played out over her career
  • Competing in the Millrose Games and the Olympic Trials

Check out Jen’s website and connect with her on Instagram and/or Twitter.

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