Founders

Lorraine Jasper, Birchrunville, PA, W55

Co-founder of Athena Track Club
Events: Middle distance, road racing and cross country.

High School: Bishop Kenrick High School
Profession: Retail, Antiques, Landscaping, Instructor (Yogi and Running)
Highlights:
American Record W55 Outdoor mile 5:39.46 Potomac Valley, MD 2017
American Record W55 Indoor 400m 66.79Albuquerque, NM 2017
American Record W55 Outdoor 1500m 5:08.96 Perth, Australia 2016
American Record W50 Indoor 800m 2:25.95 Budapest, Hungary 2014
World Masters Outdoor Championships 800m Gold, Silver 400m and 1500m, Perth, Australia 2016
Member World Outdoor Record 4X800m relay team 2004, 2006, 2015
Member World Record 4X400m relay team 2006
Member 4X400m American Record Relays
World Masters Indoor Championships Gold 400m (New American Record), 800m, 1500m 2017 South Korea 

World Masters Indoor Championships 800m Bronze, Hungary 2014
World Masters Indoor Championships 800m Champion, Silver 1500m Finland 2012
World Masters Outdoor Championship  800m Bronze, Finland 2009
Multiple Outdoor Masters National Championships 800m Champion 
Multiple Outdoor Masters National Championships 1500m Champion 
Multiple Indoor Masters National Championships in 3000m, 400m, 800m, 1500m 
Masters Exhibition 800m, Olympic Trials, Sacramento, CA 2004
Masters PRs: 400m 63.29, 800m 2:20.34, 1500m 4:50.48, 3000m 10:35.43
5k 17:46, 5 mile 29.47, 10K 37:52, 10 miles 62.09, 1/2 marathon 1:21, marathon 2:59.36
Julie Hayden, Ashburn, VA, W55

Co-founder Athena Track Club
Events: 400, Middle Distance, Road Racing
Education:  Bedford College of Physical Education, England, BEd. Hons
Profession: Teacher, Exercise Instructor and Coach
Highlights:
World Masters W50 Champion 800m, 2nd 400M, 3rd 1500M and 3rd 4X200M Kamloops, Canada 2010
World Indoor Record W50 4x400m Relay 2014
World Indoor Record W50 4x800M Relay 2014
World Outdoor Record W50 4X800m Relay 2010
National Indoor Masters Champion W50 400m 2010, 2012
National Outdoor Masters Champion 1500m W45 2006
USA Indoor Master Record W40 4X400m Relay 2005, 2013
National Masters W55 2nd 12k Road Championship 2015
National Indoor Masters W50 2nd 800m & 400 2013
National Indoor Masters W50 2nd 800m & 3rd 400m 2011
National Outdoor Masters W45 2nd 800m 2006
National Outdoor Masters W45 2nd 800m &1500m 2005
National Indoor Masters W55 3rd 800m & 400m 2015
State Outdoor Games of America W45 1st 400m, 800m, 1500m 2005
Master PRs: 400m 65.77, 800m 2:25.16, 1500m 5:06.64, mile 5:34.13, 000m 10:40.8, 5k 19:31, 5m 32:03, 10k 40:10
Lifetime PRs: 400m 62.92, 800m 2:16.80, 1500m 4:49.70, mile 5:22.0, 3,000m 10:40.8, 5k 17:41, 5m 29:45, 10k 37:53

Terri Cassel, Tulsa, OK, W55

Co-founder Athena Track Club
Events: Middle Distance, Road Running, Marathons
Education: University of Oklahoma BS and MS, University 

Profession: Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist
Highlights:
Dallas White Rock Marathon 2008 & 2010 1st Master
Route 66 1/2 Marathon 2010 1st Master
Dallas Rock 'N Roll 1/2 Marathon 2010 2nd Master
Philadelphia 1/2 Marathon 2009 1st Master
Outdoor National Master Championships W45 2nd 800m 2008
Indoor Master Championships W45 1st 800m 2007 & 2008
World Record Masters W40 4X800m  2004 & 2007
Outdoor National Master Championships W45 2nd 800m 2007
Indoor National Master Championships W40 2nd 3000m 2006
World Record Masters W40 Indoor 4X800m and 4X400m 2006
Olympic Trials Master Exhibition 800m 2004
Hood to Coast Relay 1st Mixed Masters  Record 2004
Outdoor Master Championships W40 2nd 800m 2003, 2004
Jim Thorpe Running Women of the Year 2004
Oklahoma Female Runner of the Year 2003
Jenks 1/2 Marathon 1st  (Oklahoma Master Record)

Masters PRs:  800m 2:22.85, 1500m 4:50.67, mile  5:19, 3000m 10:55.01, 5K 18:18,  10K 38:49, 15K 58:15, 10 mile 1:09:19, 1/2 Marathon 1:23.43, Marathon 3:12:18

Team (alphabetical)

Sonya Badger,  Astoria, NY W50

Events: 400, Middle Distance
Education: Junior College Taylor Business Institute AOS Degree in Travel & Tourism
Profession: Event Planner

Highlights: Master National Championships
2006 Outdoors-Charlotte, NC: 2nd 800m/2nd 1500m
2007 Outdoors-Maine National Champion 1st  800m and 1500m
2008 Indoors-Boston, MA: 2nd 4x400m
2009 Indoors-Landover, Maryland: 2nd 4x800m/2nd 4x400m
2010 Indoors-Boston, MA: 3rd 4x400m
2014 Indoors-Boston, MA: 4th 800m
Empire State Games 2006 1st 800m/1st 1500m/1st 4x100m
    2007 & 2010 1st 800m/2nd 1500m
Penn Relays: 2008-2nd i4x400m, 2009-2nd 4x400m, 2010-2nd 4x400m
Millrose Games 2009-2nd 4x400m, 2010-2nd 4x400m, 2011-1st 4x400m
Masters PRs: PRs 800m 2:26, 1500m 5:02.10, 5K 19:4

Terry Ballou, Madison, NH, W50

Events: 400, Middle Distance, Road Racing and Cross Country
Education: Graduated College of the Holy Cross, JD Brooklyn Law School
Profession: Lawyer
Highlights:
World Record USA 4X800, W40-49, Boston 2010
National Champion Outdoors, 2015, W45, Jacksonville, Florida, 800 and 1500
National Champion Indoors, 2014, W45, Boston, MA, 800
National Champion Indoors, 2012, W40 Bloomington IN, 800
National Champion Indoors 2007, W35, Boston, MA, mile
Winner of Masters Exhibition 400 meters, 2009, Boston MA, USA Indoor Championships
5th 2008 Masters Exhibition Olympic Trials, Eugene, OR, 200m
5th 2012 Masters Exhibition Olympic Trials, Eugene, OR, 400m
Winner of 5th Ave Mile 2010, W40, 5:10 & 2007 W39, 5:22

Masters PRs: 200 27.69  400 60.05  800 2:20.97 1500 4:57 Mile: 5:10

Alumni