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Kallen at Star Wars 10K, 2015

Kallen at Star Wars 10K, 2015

Kallen is the editor of GeekyLibrary, web coordinator at Pacific University, former journalist and a very slow runner.

On the more athletic side of things, Kallen started running in 2012 due to peer pressure. She completed her first half-marathon in January 2014 and in October 2015, completed her first full marathon. She loves running with friends and tries not to take herself too seriously.

She was once a bike racer, and as a Jr. Woman 17-18, won OBRA‘s Best-All Around Rider.

Kallen racing Time Trial

Kallen in 2007, OBRA Time Trial Championships

She enjoys being a less competitive runner, although she does miss racing on the Alpenrose Velodrome.

Kallen also enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing, backpacking and is considering picking up swimming for a potential triathlon.

She lives in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley with her husband Jason, who can literally run circles around her.

Running Race Stats

5K PR: 31:54 (Freedomthon | July 4, 2014)
10K PR: 1:04:35 (Run for Sight | Sept. 20, 2014)
Half Marathon PR: 2:34:13 (Mesa-Phoenix Half Marathon | Feb. 25, 2017)
Marathon PR: 6:11:00 (Portland Marathon | Oct. 9, 2016)
Check out more of my race stats on Athlinks.com.

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