Jennifer Brunet is a fitness enthusiast, an endurance athlete, group fitness instructor and personal trainer who shares her knowledge and experience with teens and adults at The Gym, Lifetime Athletics, Equinox, NYSC, CORE, and Westwood Health & Fitness.  Group fitness classes she instructs include:  Cycle, boxing, bootcamp, TRX, and full body conditioning.  She was the 2013 sponsored athlete for Athleta NJ and 2011 Bergen County Amateur Athlete of the Year.   In addition she has several years experience in endurance competitions.  Listed are some of her accolades 1st female in Virgil Crest 100 miler breaking the course record, 2nd female Laurel Highlands 77 miler, 1st female Running with the Devil 12 hour endurance race; 2010 - 1st female in the Stonewall Jackson Division (unsupported) in Masanutten 100, overall winner in Running with the Devil 12 hour race, 3rd female in the Grindstone 100 miler, and 2nd female Watchung 50K.  

Her regime includes, beginning her own training at 4am, then teaching early morning fitness classes before teaching high school, followed by teaching fitness classes to teens and adults in the evenings and on weekends.  She has volunteered to organize and teach various fitness fundraising events to raise money for charitable causes such as St. Jude's Children Hospital, Challenged Athlete's Foundation, autism, NSPCA, AIDS, and local charities.   Her fitness educational background includes certifications from International Fitness Professional Association, International Sports Conditioning Association, Mad Dogg Athletics, Schwinn, Thomas the Promise, signature classes at Lifetime Athletics, and CPR / AED Training from the American Red Cross.  In addition, Jennifer has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Teaching Secondary Education.  She teaches AP US Government and Politics and Honors US History.  She has two children.

Jennifer's Race Reports & Adventures

Adventure Highlights

2016

Worlds End Ultramarathon 100K - Forksville, PA
May 21, 2016 - Female: 5th (16:22:38)

Hyner Trail Challenge 50K - Hyner, PA
Apr 23, 2016 - Female: 7th (6:23:25)

Breakneck Point Trail Runs 21K - Beacon, NY
Apr 16, 2016 - Female: 4th (3:20:00)

2015 - 2014

Virgil Crest - 50 Miler - Cortland, NY
Sep 19, 2015 - Overall: 20th Female: 5th (11:53:00)

Eastern States 100 - 100 Miler - Waterville, PA
Aug 15, 2015 - Overall: 16th Female: 3rd (29:41:31)

Whiteface SkyMarathon - Marathon - Wilmington, NY
Jun 28, 2015 - Overall: 53rd Female: 9th (6:13:28)

Breakneck Point Trail Runs - 25K - Beacon, NY
Apr 18, 2015 - Overall: 20th Female: 4th (3:59:54)

Eastern States 100 - 100 Miler - Waterville, PA
Aug 16, 2014 - Overall: 23rd Female: 3rd (29:21:21)

2013

North Central Trail Marathon - Marathon - Baltimore County, MD
Nov 30, 2013 - (4:25:33)

Virgil Crest - 100 Miler - Cortland, NY
Sep 21, 2013 - Overall: 10th Female: 2nd (30:19:00)

Hampshire 100 - 100K - Greenfield, NH
Aug 18, 2013 - Overall: 16th Female: 4th (13:14:27)

North Face Endurance Challenge - New York - 50 Miler - Bear Mountain, NY
May 4, 2013 - Female: 10th (12:17:44)

2011

Virgil Crest - 100 Miler - Cortland, NY
Sep 24, 2011 - Overall: 5th Female: 1st (26:28:00)

Running with the Devil - NJ - 12hrs - Vernon, NJ
Jul 23, 2011 - Overall: 4th Female: 1st

Laurel Highlands - 70.5 Miler - Ohiopyle, PA
Jun 11, 2011 - Overall: 21st Female: 2st (18:27:20)

2010

Stone Cat Trail Races - 50 Miler - Ipswich, MA
Nov 6, 2010 - Overall: 43rd Female: 7th (9:46:14)

Grindstone - 100 Miler - Swoope, VA
Oct 1, 2010 - Overall: 22nd Female: 3rd (27:24:17)

Turkey Swamp - 50K - Freehold, NJ
Aug 8, 2010 - Overall: 9th Female: 4th (5:09:01)

Running with the Devil - NJ - 12hrs - Vernon, NJ
Jul 24, 2010 - Overall: 1st

Massanutten - 100 Miler - Front Royal, VA
May 15, 2010 - Overall: 19th Female: 4th (25:52:05)

North Face Endurance Challenge - New York - 50 Miler - Bear Mountain, NY
May 8, 2010 - Overall: 46 Female: 6th

Watchung Winter - 50K - Mountainside, NJ
Jan 9, 2010 - Overall: 10th Female: 2nd

2009 - 2008

Stone Cat Trail Races - 50 Miler - Ipswich, MA
Nov 7, 2009 - Overall: 36th Female: 7th (9:11:32)

Vermont 50 - 50 Miler - Brownsville, VT
Sep 27, 2009 - Overall: 38th Female: 7th (10:03:00)

Running with the Devil - NJ - 12hrs - Vernon, NJ
Jul 25, 2009 - Overall: 1st

North Face Endurance Challenge - New York - 50 Miler - Bear Mountain, NY
May 9, 2009 - Overall: 47th Female: 5th

Watchung Winter - 50K - Mountainside, NJ
Jan 10, 2009 - Overall: 16th Female: 6th

Bimblers Bluff - 50K - Guilford, CT
Oct 26, 2008 - Overall: 24th Female: 4th

Vermont 50 - 50 Miler - Brownsville, VT
Sep 28, 2008 - Overall: 73rd Female: 14th (10:13:09)