My Running Life

JenVanAllen_headshot(1)I have completed 49 marathons and ultras since 1998. I finished my first marathon in 4:51, my fastest marathon in 3:08, won the 2008 24-Hour National Championships, and was a member of Team USA in the 2009 24-Hour World Championships. I am an RRCA and USATF Level 1 running coach.  See full race results below.

 

 

 

 

MARATHONS

2013: Marine Corps Marathon (4:05)
2013: Chasing the Unicorn Marathon (4:11)
2013: Big Sur International Marathon  (4:14)
2013: Boston Marathon (3:56)
2013: Disney Marathon (4:28)
2012: Philadelphia Marathon (4:27)
2012: Our Own New York Marathon (no time recorded; small group event)*
2012: Marine Corps Marathon (4:07)
2012: Steamtown Marathon (4:29)
2012: Big Sur International Marathon (4:08)
2010: Philadelphia Marathon (3:56)
2010: Richmond Marathon (3:58)
2010: Marine Corps Marathon (3:55)
2010: Toronto Marathon (4:10)
2010: Chicago Marathon (3:44)
2010 :26.2 Miles of Pacing for Back on My Feet, Philadelphia Ultramarathon (untimed)
2010: San Francisco Marathon (3:50)
2009: Richmond Marathon (3:15: Winner of 35 to 39 age group)
2009: New York City Marathon (3:23)
2009: Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (3:11: 3rd woman overall)
2009: Boston Marathon (3:08)
2008: Harrisburg Marathon (3:25)
2008 Via Marathon 20-Mile Training Run (2:34; 1st woman and first overall)
2008: Boston Marathon (3:18)
2007: Northern Central Trails Marathon, Saverna, Md (3:25, 4th woman overall)
2007: Boston Marathon (3:23)
2006: Boston Marathon (3:30)
2005: Boston Marathon: (3:40)
2005: Philadelphia Marathon (3:35)
2004: Steamtown Marathon, Scranton, PA (3:32)
2004: Boston Marathon (3:58)
2003: Philadelphia Marathon (3:39)
2000: Vancouver Marathon (4:11)
1998: New York City Marathon (4:51)

Ultramarathons

2013: Great Cranberry Island 50K, Great Cranberry Island, Maine (5:14:23)
2013: The Sole 24-Hour Challenge, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania  (103.4 miles; 2nd female)
2009: JFK 50-Miler, Hagerstown, Maryland (8:11)
2009: New River Trail 50K, Fries, Virginia (4:39:30)
2009: 35th Birthday Fat Ass 35-miler, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (no time recorded; solo event)
2009: IAU 24-Hour World Championships – Team USA Member, Bergamo, Italy (109 miles – women’s team took Silver Medal)
2008: 50K Laurel Highlands Ultra, Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania (8 hours)
2008: Ultracentric 24-Hour National Championships, Ft. McKinney, Texas (123 miles – female winner)
2008: 20in24 Back on My Feet 24-Hour Relay, Philadelphia (111 miles – female winner)
2007: 100K Mason Dixon Trail Run, Havre de Grace, Maryland (20:37)
2007: 24-Hour Adventure Trail Run, Quantico, Virginia  (52 miles in 12 hours)
2007: 50K Hump Trail Run, Newark, Delaware (7 hours)
2006: 50K Blues Cruise Trail Run, Reading, Pennsylvania (6:15)
2005: 50K Blues Cruise Trail Run, Reading, Pennsylvania (5:37 – 2nd female)

*Fat Ass, self-supported runs. When the 2012 New York City Marathon was cancelled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, I gathered with five other runners to run 26.2 miles in Wilmington, Delaware.