Jeanne Theleen

Name: Jeanne Theleen

Current Hometown: Southbury, CT

Family members we might see at a race: My fiancé Andrew and my parents, Kim and Ron.

Current Employment: Mental Health Counselor at Wheeler Clinic

Current running interest: I actually have been on a racing hiatus since I graduated college in 2013. Right now I am just starting to get back into racing (shout out to Brittany Henninger for encouraging me to join Sound Runner Racing!). I would say that I am interested in doing road and trail races, any distance between 5k and half marathon. 

Favorite race: NYRR Midnight Run 

Race you have done the most times: Stephen Reich 5k Freedom Run

High School/College running programs: Ran cross country and track for Pomperaug High School from 2005-2009. Ran cross country and track for UConn from 2009-2013.  

Hobbies: Running, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, cooking, baking, eating pizza

A favorite quote: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

What you listen to on a road trip: I listen to a little of everything. Oldies, rock, rap/hip-hop, country, EDM, and pop. 

Something that makes you weird: I’m terrified of monkeys.

Youthful PRs: 

Track stats 2009-2013

1500m: 5:00.22

Mile: 5:29

3000m: 10:34.05

3200m: 11:28

5000m: 17:39.08

Xc 5k: 18:06