Henrietta Aitken

team nuun athlete

sport: Running

a uk native, for many years henrietta considered running as 'cross-training' to complement her lightweight rowing ambitions at university. however, after competing in a few fun multi-sport events, it became apparent that running was her strength. since moving to new york city in mid-2010, she has raced multiple half-marathons and marathons, with a pr of 3:08 in the latter. after a strong racing season in 2015 which saw her gain new prs in the half and full marathon, henrietta is working on aggressive cross-training and rehab to recover from a stress fracture and return to full force in 2016! henrietta is a board member for the dashing whippets running team, a competitive running team in the ny and boston area. when not training, henrietta works in public relations as a vice president at international pr firm fleishmanhillard and has a ba(hons) in modern history and a master's in modern american history, both from the university of oxford in the uk.

accomplishments:

4-time marathoner (3:08 pr); multiple half marathons (1:24 pr); 60:34 15k pr; 39:56 10K pr; 19:08 5k pr; competitive long-distance relay racer with girls heart rockets relay team: grand tetons relay 2015, 1st place women's and 3rd overall; sawtooth relay 2013, 1st place women's open; red rock moab 2012, 1st place women's open and 2nd place overall; red rock zion 2011, 2nd place women's open