Bethany Sachtleben - Meet The Elites


I started running for fun in the spring of 2011 and walked-on to George Mason University's XC/Track team that same fall. Under the coaching of GMU head coach Andy Gerard, I went from not knowing how many meters an outdoor track was, to winning 4 Atlantic-10 championships and qualifying for the outdoor NCAA preliminary round all 3 years. My college career was an amazing experience and made me want to keep running post-collegiately.

Since graduating in 2015, I have continued training with Coach Gerard while balancing a full-time job and volunteering with GMU XC/Track. I love having the opportunity to remain a part of my college team in a different way while also focusing on my own training. My goal is to run a fast half marathon to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials!


Why the Alexandria Turkey Trot: I am running the Alexandria Turkey Trot because I want to be pushed by the other fast ladies in the race! The competition was stiff last year and I am excited to come back and try to get the win. An added bonus is that I live in Alexandria, so I can jog right to the start line!


Race Results/Accomplishments:

Competed in the 10,000 meter at the 2017 USA outdoor national championships

4th place at the 2017 USATF half marathon championships

Bronze medal at the 2016 Mountain Running World Championships

(3rd fastest female beer miler in the world :) 6:21 at the 2017 Nautical Beer Mile



5,000 - 15:48
10,000 - 32:50
HM - 1:13:28


Charlie Ban - Meet The Elites

Post date: 11/17/2017 - 7:36 pm

Sarah Rapp - Meet The Elites

Post date: 11/06/2017 - 5:36 pm

Kerry Allen - Meet The Elites

Post date: 11/06/2017 - 3:45 pm

Collin Chartier - Meet The Elites

Post date: 10/25/2017 - 3:46 pm

Matt Deters - Meet The Elites

Post date: 10/22/2017 - 8:25 am

Bethany Sachtleben - Meet The Elites

Post date: 10/05/2017 - 2:17 pm

Tyler Andrews - Meet The Elites

Post date: 10/02/2017 - 11:15 am

Scott Carpenter - Meet The Elites

Post date: 09/28/2017 - 1:50 pm

Meet Michael Wardian and Rosie

Post date: 11/19/2015 - 3:41 pm

Meet elite athlete Tyler Andrews

Post date: 11/19/2015 - 11:23 am


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