2XxU.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier, High School Teacher, MS Candidate
Kristen is a 2x U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier. She competes for the Second City Track Club in Chicago IL. She has been a teacher for 8 years and is currently a high school math teacher at Plainfield High School in Plainfield, IL. In addition to teaching and running, Kristen is pursuing a Masters of Science in Mathematics She qualified for the Olympic Trials in 2017 at the Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:35:42.
One of the main ways I have been working on taking care of myself is through my nutrition. I cannot put into words how much UCAN’s protein, electrolyte, and carb drinks have helped. I have always been able to push my body, but having my nutrition dialed in with UCAN has allowed me to fuel, recover and hydrate properly and reap the benefits that come along with that.