PRs: 5,000: 13:38 (2004); 10,000: 28:26 (2004); Half-Marathon: 1:04:08 (2004); Marathon: 2:16:27 (2004)
Born: October 4, 1977, Charlottesville, Virginia
Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota
High School: Duchesne High School, St. Charles Missouri
College: Drake University
Coach: Dennis Barker
Club/Sponsor: Team USA Minnesota/ASICS
Career Highlights: 10th at 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon; 3rd at 2005 USA Half Marathon Championships; 3rd in 10,000 at 2000
A scholarship runner at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Lehmkuhle was an
All-American in the 5000m and 10,000m. His personal bests during college include
a 13:59 in the 5000 and 28:44 in the 10,000 which qualified him to compete in
the 2000 Olympic Trials in the 10,000 metersat the 2004 U.S. Men's Olympic
Marathon Trials, he finished 10th overall with a personal-best time of 2:16:27
at the USA Men's 8k Championships, he placed 13th in a personal best time of
23:16. Jason won the Drake Relays 5000m and at the Cardinal Invite on April 30,
qualified for the U.S. Track & Field Trials in the 10,000 with a time of 28:26
joined Team USA Minnesota in 2001.
2005: 3rd at USA Half Marathon Championships (1:04:08 PR)40th at World Outdoor Champs marathon (2:22:46)5th at USA Cross Country Championships 12 km (37:33) 80th at World XC Champs (39:14)bests of 1:04:08 & 2:22:46.
2004: 13th at USA 8 km Championships (23:16 PR)10th at U.S. Olympic
Trials Marathon (2:16:27 PR) 2nd at Rock N Roll Half Marathon (1:05:31)
ranked #10 in U.S. at Marathon by T&FNbest of 2:16:27.
2003: 1st at Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon (1:06:35), 1st at Cow Harbor 10 km (29:53), 20th at the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon (2:18:40).