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Julianne Benson

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Bio

Juli Benson has been a key figure with the U.S. running scene for 25 years. Her 7-year professional running career was highlighted with her Olympic appearance in the 1500 meters in 1996. She has coached professional and collegiate athletes for nearly two decades, including Jenny Simpson during her 1500-meter World Championship season in 2011. Juli’s college coaching stops have included the U.S. Air Force Academy, George Mason University, Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania, and James Madison University. She currently coaches post-collegiate athletes who are preparing for the U.S.Olympic Trials. Juli’s coaching services can be found at www.julibensontraining.com Aside from coaching, Juli is also a television color commentator and has announced at major marathons including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.

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