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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Crestwood to rename its track in honor of Bridget Franek
Olympian Bridget Franek Named to Akron Track and Field Coaching Staff
Big Payday at Warrior Dash Championships Attracts Olympic Track Athletes

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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

#nofilter.....these mountains are REAL- this motley crew has the stories to prove it...stories of blisters, camp st…

Well....SOMEHOW we (all three of us including the pup!) made it though 2 months in Alaska together! Worked together…