American marathon runner Jared Ward has made two worlds collide with his statistical brain and passion for teaching helping fulfil his Olympic goals at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Discover how behind the glitz and glamour of the Games, many world-class athletes must work around the clock to fund their Olympic dream.
Jared Ward - Return To Form A Seeker Story Saucony Racing pro Jared Ward is currently living and training in Provo, Utah with his wife and two children. He's coached by Brigham Young University coach Ed Eyestone, a two-time Olympic marathoner. Jared qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon at the 2015 L.A. Marathon with a time of 2:12:56.
Meet Jared Ward: husband/father, elite marathoner, college professor and 2017 Boston hopeful. Produced in partnership with
Jared Ward, sixth place at the 2016 Olympic marathon, is clearly an accomplished runner. But before Ward ran his first Boston Marathon in 2017, he took to the streets to ask for advice from runners more familiar with the course. He took a few people by surprise.
Elite runner and BYU Professor, Jared Ward, presents his thesis on Optimal Pace Strategy to a crowd on Boston Marathon weekend.
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