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Jared Ward

Born in Mapleton, Utah, Jared Ward married his high school sweetheart and has five children. He served a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a B.S./M.S. in statistics from Brigham Young University. 

He has done research in biomechanics and pacing strategy for marathon performance.

Jared's athletic credentials include six time All American at Brigham Young University, three time USA National Champion, was 6th place in marathon in Rio at the 2016 Olympics and finished 2019 ranked U.S. #1 for the marathon.

You can find him online Instagram and Twitter @jwardy21

Additional Training Resources

(Courtesy of Jared Ward)

Want to mix up your training or take it to the next level? Check out our pro ambassador Jared Ward’s training plans and see how he prepares for marathon training!

His focus is on consistency, staying healthy, and of course, having fun out there.

Follow along each week as Jared walks us through the training program. He has a library of training videos to explain different types of workouts you’ll be doing throughout the plan, what each workout is for, and things to keep in mind as your training.

We’re so excited to have Jared with us, sharing how he trains and prepares for race day!