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Articles by Jessica Sebor


Jessie Sebor is the Vice President of Women's Running at Competitor Group. After finishing her first marathon at age 18, Jessie has run everywhere from Singapore to Prague and competed in hundreds of races including the Boston Marathon and the Bare Dare, for which she won the title of National Nude Running Champion. Jessie’s work appears at, Ultrarunning Magazine and has been selected for Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Essays. A former romance novel editor, it’s at Women’s Running where her true passions lie. You can reach her at

  • How Fast Did Women Run The 5K At The Olympic Trials?

    By Jessica Sebor   July 11 2016

    Here's a full rundown of all of the action from the final day of the Olympic Track Trials.arrow

  • Meet The 16-Year-Old Who Just Made The Olympic Team

    By Jessica Sebor   July 11 2016

    Sydney McLaughlin is the youngest Team USA runner in more than 40 years. arrow

  • Meet the Funniest Woman in Track

    By Jessica Sebor   July 9 2016

    If you’re not following Phoebe Wright on Twitter, you’re doing it wrong. arrow

  • 41-Year-Old Dad Does The Unthinkable On Day 9

    By Jessica Sebor   July 9 2016

    On day 9 of the Olympic Trials, the fittest women in the world competed alongside one of our favorite track dads. arrow

  • You Won’t Believe What This Runner Does After Tripping

    By Jessica Sebor   July 8 2016

    When 1,500-meter track star Rachel Schneider fell on her shoulder with only 300 meters left to go, she did the impossible...arrow

  • Olympic Trials Day 8: Rainy Day Redemption

    By Jessica Sebor   July 8 2016

    Find out which three incredible hurdlers made it on to Team USA...and which woman didn't let a fall get her down. arrow

  • Naked But Not Afraid: Olympian Emma Coburn

    By Jessica Sebor   July 8 2016

    This week, she exposed herself to the the USA Track & Field Olympic Champion. arrow

  • Day 7 Drama at the Olympic Trials

    By Jessica Sebor   July 7 2016

    So many races, so little time. Find out what happened in Oregon today so you can impress your runner friends tomorrow! arrow

  • What It’s Really Like To Be Your Spouse’s Coach

    By Jessica Sebor   July 7 2016

    Danny and Katie Mackey, are both husband/wife and coach/athlete--it's not always easy to balance both while chasing Olympic dreams.arrow

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