Jac Folkert
Jac Folkert
Athletes: Grassroots

Jac Folkert

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Born: June 11th, 1970
Hometown: Petoskey, MI
Living: Southern California / Redondo Beach, CA
Height: 5'3"
Began Focus: 2012

I am a lifelong runner, wife and aunt to three amazing nephews. I grew up in Northern Michigan surrounded by the beauty of the Great Lakes and I'm grateful for a childhood centered around playing outside! I do most of my training in the Santa Monica and San Gabriel mountains and feel blessed to have access to such amazing local trails. After more than a decade of road running and marathons I started to spend more time hiking and in 2012 discovered ultra-running and fell in love with the sport and the community. I am grateful for every adventure and passionate about encouraging others to pursue their dreams, believe in themselves and enjoy the journey!

Accomplishments:

Old West 50K, 2016, 7th female

Old West 50K, 2015, 7th female

Griffith Park 50K, 2017, 5th female

Boston Marathon 2017, 2016, MI division, 1st female

Boston Marathon 2015, 2014, 2011, MI division, 2nd female

Boston Marathon 2010, MI division, 3rd female