Bridget Franek

Steepling Barriers, Chasing Dreams
Hiram, OH Pennsylvania State University Eugene, OR

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Well Hello!!! Whether you are a high school friend of mine, a college teammate, one of the besties, or someone that is just getting to know me, WELCOME!! I am so honored that you would pop over and check in on me! This fall I am finishing my MBA and getting ready to throw myself back into training. Stay tuned for upcoming races and trips!

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Bridget Franek

Hailing from Hiram, OH, Bridget attended Crestwood H.S. (in neighboring Mantua) prior to Penn State University, where she earned a degree in Kinesiology. While competing for the Nittany Lions, Bridget was a 10-time All-American, earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors in 2007, and took home an NCAA Outdoor Championship in 2010. Since leaving Happy Valley and joining Oregon Track Club, Bridget is a two-time USA Championsips runner-up, and represented Team USA at the 2012 Olympics in London, making the…

About Bridget

  • Coach: Ian Dobson
  • Training group: Team Run Eugene
  • Training hurdles: Hamstring Problems and Self-Doubt
  • Special skills: Public Speaking

Hero Image courtesy of Kevin Morris Photographer

An interview after a first place finish at the 2014 Portland Track Festival

It was a "Day Hike" kind of weekend.....😳😍🏔 nature +friends+adventure=my heaven on earth! #ifreakingLOVEoregon… https://t.co/qme19Fsw3R

A few very important pop-in visits along the way out west... As predicted, WAY too short but oh so sweet! 💙😢🤗 https://t.co/pwZcgXWLBM