Jennilyn Eaton

Age: 27, Years running: 10, Hometown: Wasatch, UT, Favorite product: HELIOS WOMEN'S


What are some of your lifetime running goals?

To find the lines amongst the mountains I am most passionate about, and to be capable of completing them. To push my limits until they push back, and then to push harder. In short, to experience a myriad of visceral, free, and beautiful mountain adventures.

Do you have a claim to fame?

I can out-eat most grown men.

Do you have any vices?

I'm impulsive and playful... so there's too many to list.

What makes you tick as a runner and in the real world?

Curiosity, passion for living, and an unrelinquished need to discover

What drives you to run?

Freedom in motion; lines to be touched; moments greater than life

What is your favorite movie?


Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Bips (my family nickname) J-lyn (my gangster name)

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

Roughly 46 hours, as a teen. Simply to see if we could pull a double-all-nighter. It sounded more fun than it was.

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

2 (homegrown) eggs, spinach, guacamole, and cabbage salsa burrito. standard daily fare.

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

music. I live for lyrics but sound completes the emotion.

What really scares you about trail running?

finding more meaning and value than I can handle

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

prose in motion

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

in a campervan

What’s your worst encounter on the trail?

that's as hard as picking a "best" encounter....