Jenny Nesbitt

Event: 1,500m / 3,000m / 5,000m / 10,000m / 10km / Half Marathon

Best Performances: 4:13.1 / 8:44.9 / 15:17.3 / 32:38 / 32:30 / 72:54

Coach: Chris Jones

Club: Pontypridd Roadents


2021 European Cross - 10th / Team gold 

2019 Intercounties Cross Country Champion

2019 World and European Cross Country Represenative - 34th Individual / 4th Team (Worlds) 29th / 1st Team (Europeans)

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games representative - 10,000m (32:58.14)

BUCS 10,000m Record Holder (32:59.52)

2nd Welsh AT 3,000m (8:44.9)

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Jenny will compete in the Commonwealth Games 5,000m final on Sunday 7th August 2022.

Jenny grew up in Worcester, first running for Worcester Athletics club, whilst being coached by Dave Walker. She attended the Royal Grammar School in Worcester, where she was first introduced to athletics after being a very sporty child. Now finishing up a masters in Sports Broadcast at Cardiff Met University, whilst assisting Welsh Athletics with Media and Communications, Jenny is hoping to make her second Commonwealth Team in 2022 after competing at the 2018 Games in Australia.