Jon Olsen




Ambition. Jon is an ultra runner out of Modesto, California, where he is a school teacher of 15 years. An active leader in his community, Olsen balances tutoring and coaching with a busy race schedule to establish himself as a reckoning force in the Ultra running world.


Career Highlights
  • 2013 USATF Ultra Runner of the Year(Ted Corbitt Award)
  • 2013 IAU Male Runner of the Year
  • 2013 #2 Male Ultra Runner of the Year by Ultra Running Magazine
  • 2013 Self Transcendence Ultra Classic 24 Hour (100 miles 11:59:32...then American Record)
  • 2013 1st Place 24 Hour World Championships Steenbergen, Holland 167.5 miles
  • 2013 2nd place Modesto Marathon 2:27
  • 2012 7th Place IAU 100k World Championships 6:48:52
  • 2012 1st Place Desert Solstice 24 Hour(100 mile 12:29)
  • 2012 1st Place US 24 Hour Championships NorthCoast 24 Hour 158.5 miles
  • 2006 8th Place Western States Endurance Run