Athena Track Club

Nationwide Club for Women Master Runners

Athlete Biographies

Cheryl Bellaire 
Events: Middle Distance 
Height: 5-2 
Weight: 105 
Masters PRs : Steeplechase 2K 8:14.35, mile (5:33.9), 800m 2:33.19, 400m (66.77), 200m (30.36), 5K 19:29 (2000), 10 mile 1:06:51 (2001), ˝ Marathon 1:29.50 (2003), Marathon 3:19.29 (2001) 
Born: February 8, 1959 Ann Arbor, MI 
Hometown: St. Davids, PA 
High School: Penn Manor High School, Millersville, PA 
College: Michigan State University & Millersville University B.A. Psychology, B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science 
Medical School: University of Michigan 
Profession: Ob/GYN and owner Radiance Medspa, Exton, PA
Coach: Self + Chris Bayless (Ursinus College), Marcus O'Sullivan (Villanova) 
Career Highlights: American Record Holder W50 2K Steeplechase (2010)
Winner Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix (races 5K - marathon) 
2001 Third Master Broad Street Run 10 mile (2003) 
Winner Masters Penn Relays 20K Championship of America (2003) 
Member of the World Record masters indoor W50 4X800 relay team (2010) 
Winner Hartshorne Mile W50 (2010) 
National Champion (W50) 2009 Indoor 400 & 800, Outdoor 400, 800, 1500, Steeplechase 
National Champion (W50) 2010 Indoor 800 & mile, Outdoor 400 & Steeplechase
 

Jane Diane Brooker
Events:  Middle Distance
Height:  5-6
Weight: 125
Masters PRs:
400m (62.0)-2008, 200m (28.53) -2008
Born:  5/10/64 - Gilbertsville, PA
High School: Chapel Christian Academy (1982)
College:   Cedarville University (1986) B.A. in Business education,  University of Findlay, MBA (2006)
Profession:  Business Teacher
Coach:  Self/Scott Brooker
 
Career Highlights:
Three time Olympic Trials qualifier in 1988 (800 and 1500); 1992 (800 and 1500); 1996 (800).
Member of the world record masters mile relay team (4/08)
 

Terri Cassel
Events:  Middle Distance & Road Racing
Height:  5-9
Weight: 132
Masters PRs:  800M – 2:22.84 (2004); 1500M – 4:50.67 (2003); 3000M – 10:55.01 (2006); 5000M – 18:18 (2003); 15,000M – 58.15 (2004); ˝ Marathon – 1: 23:43 (2001)
Born:  August 15, 1961 in Chicago, IL
High School:  Oak Park & River Forest (IL) 1979
College:   University of Oklahoma (BS) 1985, University of Oklahoma (MS) 1992
Profession:  Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist
Coach:  Jonas Holdeman
Career Highlights:  
Dallas White Rock Marathon 2010 - 1st Masters Female 
Route 66 Half Marathon 2010 - 1st Masters Female 
Dallas Rock 'N Roll Half Marathon 2010 - 2nd Masters Female 
Philadelphia Half Marathon 2009 - 1st Masters Female 
Dallas White Rock Half Marathon 2008 - 1st Masters Female 
U.S. Masters Outdoor 800M (45-49) - Silver Medalist (2008) 
U.S. Masters Indoor National Champion 45-49 800M (2007 & 2008) 
World Record Masters 40-49 Outdoor 4x800M relay (2007 & 2004) 
U.S. Masters Outdoor 800M (45-49) - Silver Medalist (2007) 
U.S. Masters Indoor 3000M (40-44) - Silver Medalist (2006) 
World Record Masters 40-49 Indoor 4x800M relay (2006) 
World Record Masters 40-49 Indoor 4x400M relay (2006) 
Olympic Trials Masters Exhibition 800M (2004) 
Hood to Coast Relay - 1st Mixed Masters Record (2004) 
U.S. Masters Outdoor 800M (40-44) - Silver Medalist (2004) 
Jim Thorpe Running Woman of the Year (2004) 
U.S. Masters Outdoor 800M (40-44) - Silver Medalist (2003) 
U.S. Masters Outdoor 1500M (40-44) - Bronze Medalist (2003) 
Oklahoma Female Runner of the Year (2003) 
Jenks Half Marathon - 1st Overall Female (Oklahoma Female Masters Record)
 

Mary Grene
Events: Middle Distance
Height: 5-2
Weight: 102
W40-44 PRs: 800m - 2:25.51 (2006); 1500m - 4:43.55 (2005); mile - 5:13.33 (2006); 3000m - 10:33.91 (2006); 5000m - 17:48 (2005);
Born: August 10, 1962, in Moses Lake, WA
High School: James Madison HS (Ca.) 1980
College: San Diego State (B.S.) 1992, Wichita State (MBA) 1995
Coach: Ric Rojas
Career Highlights:
World Record Masters Indoor 4x800m relay (2006)
World Record Masters Indoor 4x400m relay (2006)
USA Record Masters Outdoor W40-49 4x400M (2006)
World Masters Outdoor 1500m champion (2005)
U.S. Masters Outdoor 40-44 1500m champion (2005)
U.S. Masters Indoor 40-44 3,000m champion (2005)
U.S. Masters Indoor 30-33 Mile champion (2005)
World Record Masters 40-49 Outdoor 4x800m relay (2004)
USA Track & Field 2005 Masters 40-44 Athlete-of-the-Year
Run Wichita Female Runner of the Year 2002, 2003, 2004
Winner of 2007 River Run - sixth consecutive victory.
 

Julie Hankin
Events:  Long Distance/Road Racing
Born:  July 25,1964
Height: 5' 1"
Weight: 105
W40-44 PRs: 
  5k – 18:45 (2005) 8k- 30:55(2005) 15k- 59:55 (2005) Marathon 3:04 -(2004)
W45-49 PRs: 3000 – 11:01 (2011) 10k 39:09 (2010)
High School : Concord Carlisle Concord, MA.
College: Temple University : Scholarship for Fencing: 4th in Junior Olympics 1982
Master’s Career Highlights: 
World Masters W45-49 outdoor 7th in the 5k
US Masters Outdoor 5k W44-49 National Champion 2011
US Masters Outdoor 10k W45-49 National Champion 2011

Julie Hayden
Events: Middle Distance
Height: 5-3
Weight: 118
W45-49 PRs:  400m - 1:05.77 (2005), 800m - 2:25.16 (2006) 1500m - 5:06.64 (2006), mile - 5:34.1 (2005)
Born: January 9, 1960, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.
High School: Churchfields Comprehensive School England 1978
College: Bedford College of Physical Education, England (B.Ed. Hons) 1982
Coach:  Self
Career Highlights:  
World Masters (W50) Indoor 800m Gold Medallist (2010)
U.S. Masters (W50) Indoor 400m Gold Medallist (2010)
Member of the World Record masters indoor W50 4X800 relay team (2010) 
U.S. Masters (45-49) Outdoor 800m Silver Medallist (2006)
U.S. Masters (45-49) Outdoor 1500m Gold Medallist (2006)
U.S. Masters (40-49) National Record Holder Outdoor 4x400 relay (2005);
U.S. Masters Champion Outdoor 4x800m relay (2005)
U.S. Masters (45-49) Outdoor 800m Silver Medallist (2005)
U.S. Masters (45-49) Oudoor 1500m Silver Medallist (2005)
State Games of America Outdoor (45-49) Gold medallist 400m, 800m, 1500m (2005)
  

Debbie Hoffman
Events:  200M, 400M
Height:  5-7
Weight: 132
Masters PRs: 2
00m (28.86) - 2011, 400m (64.69) - 2009 
Born:  11/23/59 in Beeville, Texas
High School: East Brunswick, NJ (1977)
College:   Rutgers University (BS) 1981
Profession:  IBM Sales Account Manager
Coach:  Self 
  
Career Highlights:
 
Five-Time Collegiate All-American 
Two-Time AIAW National Indoor Champion 60-yd Hurdles 
1980 Olympic Trials Finalist - 100M Hurdles (7th Place)
2010 U.S. Masters Silver Medalist Outdoor Nationals Pole Vault (45-49)
2010 U.S. Masters Bronze Medalist Outdoor Nationals 200M (45-49)
2011 U.S. Masters Gold Medalist Indoor Nationals 400M (50-54)
2011 U.S. Masters Silver Medalist Indoor Nationals 200M (50-54)
 

Joan Hunter
Events:
Long Sprints, Middle Distance
Height: 5-7
Weight: 125
W40-44 PRs: 400 m - 61.65 (2007) 800m - 2:21.93 (2006);  mile - 5:40 (indoor, 2006)
Born: August 25, 1963, in Washington, DC
High School: James Madison HS (VA) 1981
College: UVA (1981-1982), WVU 1983-1985  BS Exercise Physiology
Coach: Self
Career Highlights: 
USA Record Masters Outdoor W40-49 4x400M (2006)
5th Place USA Masters Outdoor 2006 W40 400M Final
USA Masters Indoor 40-44 800m Champion (2007)
USA Masters Indoor 40-44 400m Champion (2007)
World Record 40-49 Outdoor 4x800m (2007)
USA Masters 40-44 Outdoor 400m Silver Medal 2007
USA Masters 40-44 Outdoor 800m Bronze Medal 2007
 

Lorraine Jasper
Events: 
Middle Distance/Road Racing
Born:  October 7, 1961, Philadelphia, PA
Height: 5-6
Weight: 118
W40-44 PRs:
400m - 1:03.29 (2006); 800m - 2:20:34  (2004); 1500m - 4:50:48 (2004); 3000m - 10:35:43 (2004)
High School : Bishop Kenrick HS (PA) 1979
Coach:
Master’s Career Highlights: 
World Masters W45-49 Outdoor Championships 800meter Bronze 2009 
US Masters W45-49 Outdoor Championships 800m Champion 2009
World Record Masters Indoor 4x800m relay (2006)
World Record Masters Indoor 4x400m relay (2006)
USA Record Masters Outdoor W40-49 4x400M (2006)
US Masters Outdoor 800m W40-44 National Champion 2004
US Masters Outdoor 800m W40-44 National Champion 2005
US Masters Indoor 3000m W40-44 National Champion 2004
World Record Holder W40-49 4X800m relay (2004)
2004 Masters Exhibition 800m, Olympic Trials, Sacramento, CA
 

Patty Murray

Events: 1500M, Mile, 5K, 10K

Height: 5' 2

Weight:  105

Masters P.Rs: 1500M 4:39, 3K 10:12, 5K 17:02, 10K 34:49

Born: 08/13/65

High School: Maine East High School Park Ridge, IL

College: Western Illinois University

Profession: Farmers Insurance Administrative Rep

Coach: Ric Rojas

Career Highlights: 
2005 National 10K Road Race Champion
Tufts 10K for Women, 2nd in 2006
2007 National Cross Country Masters Champion
2007 World Masters Athletics Championships
Riccione, Italy Silver Medallist 5000M 
Bronze Medallist 1500M
Two- time Olympic Trials qualifier in the marathon: 2000 and 2004
Olympic Trials Qualifier 10K-1988
Life Time PRs for 5K 15:48(2007)
10K 32:27(2005)
Former NCAA Division 1 National 10K Champion 1986
 
 

Terri Rath
Events: Sprint/Middle Distance
Height: 5-3
Weight: 114
W40-44 PRs: (2006); 800m - 2:32.07; 400m - 1:04.63
Born: December 3, 1963, in Mountain View, CA
High School: Mountain View Academy
College:  De Anza College
Coach: Self/Fenton Hugg
Masters Career Highlights:
USA Record Masters Outdoor W40-49 4x400M (2006)
U.S. Masters Indoor (40-44) 800m 8th place (2006)
U.S. Masters Indoor (40-44) 400m 8th place (2006)
Prince George’s Master’s Indoor Champs. (40-44) 800m Gold Medallist (2006)
Prince George’s Master’s Indoor Champs. (40-44) 400m Gold Medallist (2006)
 

Charmaine Roberts
Events:  200m, 400m, 800m
Height: 5-8
Weight: 144
W35-39 PRs: 400m – 57.3 (2004), 800m - 2:28 (2006)
Born: April 12, 1967, St. Andrew, Jamaica W.I.
High School: St. Andrew High School for Girls, Kingston, Jamaica W.I
College: Alabama A&M Univ., B.A., Div II, Long Island University, M.S., McDaniel College, Post Graduate
Coach: Self
Career Highlights: 
U.S. Masters (35-39) Outdoor 800m Gold Medallist (2006)
U.S. Masters (35-39) Outdoor 400m Silver Medallist (2006)
U.S. Masters (35-39) Outdoor 200m Silver Medallist (2006)
 

Maryline Roux
Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m
Height: 5’5
Weight: 120
Masters PRs: ( 40-44 ) 400m – 61.7; 200m – 27.85; 100m – 13.65 ( 2008 )  
Born: November 6, 1966, Ivory Coast, Africa
High School: Lycee de Montmorency, France 1984
College: Chamber of Commerce of Paris ( 1985-1986 )
Profession: Vinyasa Yoga Instructor, USATriathlon Coach Level 1 
Coach: Ernest Moss (Davidson College Assistant-Coach )
W40 - 44 Career Highlights: 
37th Annual Southeastern U.S. Masters Track & Field Meet
Raleigh. NC 2007:
100m  Silver medallist, 200m Gold medallist, 400m Gold medallist
Phil Raschker award for outstanding performance in the 400m and 200m combined
U.S. Masters 2007 (40-44) National 400m Bronze medallist
U.S. Masters 2007 (40-44) National 200m Bronze medallist
World Masters Outdoor 2007 (40-44), Italy, 400m 10th place.
 

Michaelli Ann Smith
Events: Sprint/Middle Distance
Born: 
July 18, 1963, Missoula, MT
Height: 5-6
Weight: 130
W35-39 PRs:
200m - 28.80 (2000), 400m - 1:02.50 (2001), 800m - 2:25.21 (2002)
High School : Great Fall High, Great Falls, MT
College: M.S. Health Promotion, M.S. Education
Coach: Eric Dixon
Master’s Career Highlights: 
World Record Masters Indoor 4x800m relay (2006)
World Record Masters Indoor 4x400m relay (2006)
US Masters Outdoor American record 4x400m (2005)
World Record Holder 4X800m relay (2004)
US Masters Outdoor 4x400m National Champion (2002)
US Masters Outdoor 400m National Champion (2000)
 

Marisa Sutera Strange
Events:  Middle Distance/ Road racing
Height:
  5'3"

Weight:  112

Masters PRs:  3000m (9:57)  1500m (4:36) 5000m (17:22)

Born:  Poughkeepsie, New York

High School:  Roy C. Ketcham HS.

College:  Ithaca College B.S.    Russell Sage College  M.S.

Profession:  Special Education Teacher and Physical Education Teacher

Coach:  Steve Perks

Career Highlights:   
All-American 400m hurdles '84, '85. 
1992 Olympic Trials 6th place, 3000m steeplechase. 
1996 Olympic Trials, 3000m steeplechase.  
2006 Hartshorne Mile Champion. 
2007 2nd Masters Nationals 3000m.  
Masters National Champion 2000m Steeplechase 2007. 
X-Country Masters Champion 5K 2003-2007.

Stephanie Tubbs
Events: Middle Distance
Born: August 15, 1959
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 125
Master's PR's: 1500m - 5:10, 2 mile - 11:51
High School: Attica High School, Kansas
College: B.A. Home Economics/Fashion Merchandising-KSU, B.S. Elementary Education-WSU, currently in the Masters program in Special Education
Coach: Self
Master's Career Highlights:
U.S. Masters (45-49) Outdoor 1500m Silver Medallist (2006)
2005 Kansas State Record Holder 45-49-2 mile
2004 U.S. Master's Outdoor Meet-6th place-1500m
2002 Kansas State Record Holder 40-44-2 mile
 

 


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