Jackie Palmer Merritt, 29, of Atlanta, GA, is an kick-ass ultra-runner and avid Pod data fan. Jackie is also a PhD, physical therapist and biomechanist – a perfect match for a running brand focused on gait and form.
Through the eyes of Jackie, we explore the “SO WHAT” behind the MilestonePod data. Come along as we follow Jackie’s training and racing journey….
December 2017: Jackie has decided to return to Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run in 2018. She will be wearing the F7 bib which she earned by finishing 7th female in 2017 (her first), with a time of 21:07:23.
January 2018: Jackie announces she has joined Team Hoka One One Time to Fly Elite Team as her shoe and apparel sponsor for 2018.
– Marathon (road) 3:07
– 50k (trail) 4:07
– 50 M (trail) 6:57 @ JFK 50!
– 100k (trail) 12:03
– 100 M (trail) 19:04
Schedule (subject to change):
1/27/18 Mountain Mist 50k
3/18/18 Atlanta Publix Marathon
4/28/18 Promised Land 50k
5/12/18 Ice Age 50
6/23/18 Western States 100 (F7!)