Jeff Atkinson (athlete)

Jeff Atkinson (athlete)

Jeff Atkinson is a former middle distance runner and currently holds the sixteen-hundred meter record at Stanford University.Fact|date=July 2007 He competed at the Summer Olympics in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea and came in tenth place in the 1500m race. Jeff is currently holding coaching positions in both cross country and track and field at Palos Verdes High School. Some coaching accomplishments include bringing the Palos Verdes Cross Country team to a second place in the State meet. He hoped to win the division three state title in 2007 by beating Barstow, the two time reigning champions; however, his team got fifth place at the state meet.

Ex Olympic Runner

Ranked 1st as the fastest American in 1500m in 1989]

Ranked 3rd in 1500m in 1988

tanford Track Record

3:55 Mile []

United States Track Record

3:38.12 1500m, 1989 []

Personal Record

3:52 mile

Marathon career

2005 Won Catalina Marathon in 3:05:27 which today is the masters record.

Hermosa Beach 5000m

The course is a cloverleaf up and down Pier Ave. and from the Hermosa Pier on the Strand. The end of the race goes out on the Pier and back.


Palos Verdes EPIC Distance Coach


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