Jesslyn Cummings


  • Freelance writer covering running
  • Endurance athlete and coach


Jesslyn Cummings is a former writer for Verywell Fit covering running. She is an avid runner, endurance athlete, coach, and student. She has spent the last several years going to seminars and classes on proper form, injury prevention, and women-specific running topics. She's coached beginners and long-time runners alike, for everything from starting a walking/running program for fitness to training for marathons and Olympic triathlons.

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