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HEATHER HANSCOM
Event: Marathon
Height: 5' 8
Weight: 130
PRs: Half-Marathon: 1:14:10 (2003); Marathon: 2:31:53 (2004)
Born: November 16, 1977, Tacoma, WA
Current Residence: Arlington, VA
High School: CD Hylton High School
College: James Madison University
Coach: Matt Centrowitz
Club: Pacers/Brooks

Career Highlights: 6th at 2004 Olympic Marathon Trials; 2003 Marine Corps Marathon champion.

Hanscom, the sixth-place finisher at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:31:53, is a graduate of James Madison University and won the 2003 Marine Corps Marathon in 2:37:59, her debut at the distance. She recently left a career working in bio-medical research, where she worked for three years, in order to devote her full attention to her running career. She works part-time at Pacers Running Store. On October 5, 2004, she celebrated 12 years of being cancer-free, having had surgery her freshman year of high school to remove a cancerous brain tumor. Later that year she led her high school to a second state championship. Her college career, includes James Madison University's fifth all-time best performance in the indoor 5,000 (16:52:23 in 2001) and ECAC qualifying times in the indoor mile, 3,000, and 5,000 and outdoor 10,000.

2004: 6th at U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon (2:31:53 PR)6th at USATF National Club Cross Country Championships 6 km 24:098th at Circle of Friends 10K (34:34)ranked #7 in U.S. at Marathon by T&FNbest of 2:31:53.
2003: 1st at Marine Corps Marathon (2:37:59 debut)7th at Philadelphia Half Marathon (1:14:10 PR) 11th at Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile(58:34)11th at USA Cross Country Championships 8 km (28:39)best of 2:37:59.
2002: 10 km best of 35:40.30.

8/1/05

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