Ashley Higginson

Birthday: March 17, 1989 - St. Patrick's Day!

Hometown: Marlboro, NJ

College: Princeton

Personal Bests: 1500m-4:08.1, 3k SC-9:27.59, 5000m-15:18.53

Notable Accomplishments:

2015 Pan-American Champion, 3000mSC

2015 NACAC Champion, 3000mSC

2013 World Team Member, 3000mSC

2008 World Jr. Team Member, 5000m

2 x Runner-Up at USATF National Championships

Why NJNYTC? Gags - he believes in you before others do and creates magic. Having an elite program where I grew up is a dream come true and I am so proud to have watched it grow into what it is now!

Greatest Strength: Ability to want to get the training done no matter how busy or multi-tasked.

Favorite Shoe: The HOKA ONE ONE® Clayton

Greatest Weakness: Somewhat crazy need to multi-task.

Favorite Gags Quote: "I thought you were a hammer thrower when you first showed up to practice"

Role Model: Mary Wittenberg   

Hobbies: Lawyering, my pup Dunks, wine

Running Idiosyncrasy: While I am slowly removing them from the regimen, I used to do a cartwheel before races to loosen up in the often-stuffy paddock. 

One Run With Anyone: Woodrow Wilson? Jackie Kennedy Onassis? MLK Jr. - this is impossible.