Brenda Martinez

Giving Back Through Running
Rancho Cucamonga, CA University of California, Riverside Big Bear Lake, CA

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Alexander: Riverside Sport Hall of Fame to welcome newest class
Brenda Martinez gets Worlds medal upgrade and bonus, six years later
Brenda Martinez upbringing doesn’t allow her to quit

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Brenda Martinez

A Californian, born and raised, Brenda attended Rancho Cucamonga H.S. prior to UC-Riverside, where she earned a degree in Sociology. While running for the Highlanders, Martinez was a three-time All-American and the 2009 NCAA Outdoor 1500m runner-up. Brenda had mixed results following her graduation from college, but came roaring back onto the scene in 2012, with a runner-up finish in the 1500m at the USA Indoor Championships, and followed it with a runner-up finish in the 800m at the 2013 USA Outdoor Championships and a…

About Brenda

  • Coach: Dr. Joe Vigil
  • Special skills: Personal Training, Tutoring, Coaching, Public Speaking, Bilingual, and Child Program Leadership

Hero and Bio Images Courtesy of Kevin Morris Photographer

Team Brenda:

An interview following my medal performace in Moscow

Training with an Olympic Athlete Part 1

Training with an Olympic Athlete Part 2

5 Questions with Brenda Martinez

Brenda Martinez Motivated by Campers at 2015 World Championships

RT @UCR_trackfield: UC Riverside and the terms of Division I survival in the season of COVID-19

RT @Cercacor: A good nights sleep is paramount when it comes to performance. Unfortunately, over 25% of Americans struggle with poor sleep…