Residence: San Francisco, CA
Hometown: Bristol, RI
College: Harvard University
Age on Race Day: 29
Affiliation: Brooklyn Track Club
Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2018
Marathon Best: 2:39:04
Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @jmmackattack
Favorite TV show: House
Favorite post-race indulgence: Ice Cream!
- Copywriter at Strava
- Favorite running memory is the Speed Project, a relay race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
- Qualified for Millrose Mile as a high school senior, but struggled with injuries and discouraging performances in college. Gave the marathon a shot after several years of recreational running and finally felt fulfillment from the sport again
- Considers the #1 accomplishment in her life continuing to pursue the things she's passionate about, like running and writing, "even when there hasn't been a clear indication they might lead anywhere"