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Posted: December 4, 2014  

Athletics: San Luis Obispo Marathon and Half Marathon Presents Four Videos From Local Running Star Jordan Hasay

Hasay, Friend of the SLO Marathon, shares training tips, nutritional advice and more; register today to be part of the "Small Town, Big Race" April 24-26, 2015

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - (December 4, 2014): The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by has posted four videos from local celebrity and U.S. high school running legend Jordan Hasay. Hasay, 23, who grew up in nearby Arroyo Grande and went to Mission Prep, is one of the most decorated high school athletes and was recently named to the California Interscholastic Federation’s 100th Anniversary Fall All-Century Team. The University of Oregon graduate now runs professionally for the NIKE Oregon Project and is coached by marathon great Alberto Salazar.

"We are thrilled to welcome Jordan Hasay as a Friend of the SLO Marathon and to share her favorite experiences, insights and love of running," said Heather Hellman, Event Director. "She is a role model and running star not only in this area, but beyond the Central Coast too, and her videos will educate and inspire."

Check out Jordan’s video clips at the links below:

  • Video #1: Jordan Hasay talks about the SLO running community
  • Video #2: The impact of youth running and her coaches
  • Video #3: Jordan Hasay on Life as a professional runner and her favorite race
  • Video #4: Jordan Hasay Nutritional tips

    Jordan Hasay had a banner year in 2014 with two USA Championship runner-ups (5K and 10,000m) and personal records in the 800m (2:08.85), 1500m (4:07.70), mile (4:23.9), 2 miles (9:35.05), 5K (15:25), 5000m (15:29.63), 10K (31:39) and 10,000 meters (31:39.67). She is currently training for the 2015 season and dreaming of a Team USA berth for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    The 2009 class valedictorian at Mission Prep also won four California state titles in cross-country and the 3200 meters as well as two Foot Locker National Cross Country crowns (2005 as a freshman and 2008 as a senior).

    About the 2015 San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K + Children’s Race

    The San Luis Obispo Marathon and Half Marathon presented by will be held on Sunday, April 26 and will take runners through the town’s charming downtown corridor, out into the hills of the renowned Edna Valley vineyards, then back into the city center and onto the iconic Madonna Inn property for a spectacular downhill, panoramic finish. The 5K and Children’s Quarter Mile Dash takes place on the Madonna Inn property on Saturday, April 25.

    To register for the marathon, half-marathon, 5K or children’s race, view course maps, volunteer or for additional SLO Marathon information, go to:

    The event is organized by Get Off The Couch Potato Sports Productions. To learn more and see our complete race portfolio, visit:

    Also follow us on Facebook @SLOMarathon, Twitter @SLOMarathon and Instagram @RaceSLO and use hashtags #SmallTownBigRace and #RaceSLO.

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