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JEN WALSH

Born: 22 February 1993
Coach: Aaron Thomas
Club: Spenborough & District AC / Durham University
Lives: Liversedge, Yorkshire
OCWK: Female Athlete

Personal Bests
800m 2:04.07 (2012), 1500m 4:12.96 (2012), 3000m 9:32.2 (2013)

Involvement with OCWK
Jen joined OCWK in 2012 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
Winter Training Get-Together 2012
Get Set for 2012 Get-Together 2012
London Get-Together 2012
Portugal Training Camp 2012
Lee Valley Get-Together 2012

Jen also took part in the 'Future Stars with Kelly' Education Day in October 2011

Jen received an 'On Camp with Kelly' Excellent Achievement Award in 2012 in recognition of her selection for the IAAF World Junior Championships.

Athletics Achievements
8th European Junior Cross Country 2012
8th World Junior 1500m 2012
1st England Senior 800m 2012
1st BUCS 1500m 2012
10th European Junior 1500m 2011
2nd England Under 20 1500m 2011
1st English Schools Senior 800m
1st English Schools Senior Cross Country 2011


Performances in 2012
Jen won the BUCS 1500m title at the Olympic Stadium in May and also the England Senior 800m title in June. She was selected for the Aviva GB Team for the IAAF World Junior Championships where she finished an excellent eighth in the 1500m final in a personal best of 4:12.96. She has also improved her 800m best from 2:07.57 to 2:04.07 this year.

Personal Bests set in 2012
800m – previous PB 2:07.57
2:07.17, 21/07/12, Solihull
2:05.67, 24/07/12, Stretford
2:04.07, 26/08/12, Birmingham

1500m – previous PB 4:20.98
4:17.98, 07/05/12, Stratford
4:15.53, 20/05/12, Loughborough
4:12.96, 15/07/12, Barcelona ESP

5km – previous PB 18:56
16:31, 26/05/12, Durham


Click here to check out Jen's recent performances on the Power of 10 website

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