Welcome to Pearson's Athletic Club

For promotion of Track and Field, Cross Country, Road Running, Ultras, Race Walking, Jogging in the Pacific Northwest!

Pearson's Athletic Club is named after, and for, Jim Pearson. Jim, a long time Whatcom County resident, was a 2 time Olympic Trials (Marathon) qualifier, the 1975 USA 50 Mile National Champion in an American Record time of 5:12:41. (Still ranked 5th all time). For a complete Bio, please check out the "Who was Jim Pearson" section of our website!
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Emily Uhlig wins the First Call Marathon in 3:12!

Oliver Bear Don't Walk Won the Bellingham Bay Marathon in 2:37:27.  Dylan Dahlquist, 18, running his first marathon, placed 6th in 2:55:56.

Oliver Bear Don't Walk
 broke the American Junior 50k Record by 71 minutes with a time of 3:10:07!!!


HTC Head Coach Joel Pearson - USATF Level 2 Certified - Endurance!!!

Cory Jenkins/Mark Burke place 1st/2nd at Green River Marathon

Lee George and Tom Bradley advance to the state 3200 finals!!! Thursday!!!

Cory Jenkins Wins H2H 5K in 15:01

3/20 & 3/27- Lewis & Clark /Spring Break Open - 2 PR'S!    
     - Lee George, 2nd-4:00.7 / 3rd-8:35 3k
     - Oliver BDW - 5k - 16:02

3/13/2010-PLU T&F Invite- 3 Champions, 5 PR'S!
     - Cory Jenkins, 1st-32:04
     - Oli BDW, 32:39          
     - Lee George, 1st-4:02 / 15:44
     - Tyler Vandooren,  16:01

3/06/2010
-UW Last Chance- 2pr's!
 
    - Lee George     8:45-3k
     - Cory Jenkins   15:20-5k


2/21/2010-Birch Bay Marathon- 2 Champions, 4 PR's!
     - Cory Jenkins, 1st        2:33:57
     - Oliver BDW, 2nd          2:37:15
     - Eliza Eshelman, 1st      3:17:07
     - Brandon Jenkins, 5th   2:59:41
     - Jim Pearson, 45th       3:52:46

2/14/2010-UW Indoor Meet - 6 PR's!!
     - Lee George, 4:21.31 / 2:35.95 1k
     - Tyler Vandoren, 4:32.0 / 2:37.71 1k
     - Tom Bradley, 4:42.95 / 2:46.89 1k
     - Oliver BDW; 9:13.2

2/6/2010-Winter Grand Prix Series (3200 times - Track)
     - Cory Jenkins, 9:30.23
     - Lee George, 9:34.5
     - Tyler Vandoren, 9:37.76
     - Oliver BDW; 9:48.6
     - Tom Bradley, 10:11.0


2/3/2010-HTC Invite Results (1/26 & 2/2)
    
- Oliver Bear Don't Walk - 9:01.43 - (3k-1/26)
     - Lee George - 9:05.97 -(3k-1/26) / 4:30.5 (1600 - 2/2)
     - Tom Bradley - 10:09 (3200 -1/26)

1/16/2010-UW Indoor Preview: 4 PR's, 2 great times!
     - Tim Bradley, 4:20.67 Mile
     - Tyler Vandoren, 4:33.41 Mile
     - Lee George, 4:35.28 Mile
     - Tom Bradley, 4:45.31 Mile (Great time as a freshman!)
     - Douglas Ramirez, 1:58.38
     - Oli BDW, 9:16.54 (9:52 3200)


Just discovered
:
Mark Anderson, Jim athlete, as a 19 year old, ran 2:23:04 (5:27 pace) at the Nike-OTC Marathon on September 11 1977. This was the 3rd fastest marathon ever by a Junior.(19-under)
Currently 8th all-time US Junior Clink here for Link