The Extra Mile with Jen Dolson
Dolson helped the Cavaliers win the 2007 Lou Onesty Invitational with a 16th-place finish. A veteran who has competed at ACCs both in cross country and track for the Cavaliers, Dolson brings NCAA Championships experience to the cross country team.
Years of competitive running: Eight
Favorite place to run (and why): Dick Woods Road in Crozetbeautiful scenery and too hilly to be boring
My most memorable race: NCAA Southeast Regionals in cross country, 2005
Race I would like to run: A triathlon, after I exhaust my NCAA eligibility
My favorite Olympic event: Figure skating
Music I listen to when I run: None, but when I’m not runninglots of music
My favorite pre-race meal: Anything with the team
If I didn’t run, I would be: Swimming competitively.
Favorite place at UVa: The top of Observatory Hill