Jennifer, Owner and Founder, started Right Track Fitness in September of 2014 to share her passion for supporting physical and mental health with others.
Whether you are recovering from an injury, returning from a long time off of exercise, or seeking significant weight loss, our goal is to make your fitness journey accessible and enjoyable through individualized personal training and group classes.
About Jennifer Burningham, Owner and Founder
Jennifer started running at 16 years of age. At Sunset High School, she was on the team that won the state championships in cross country in 1989 and 1990. Her senior year, 1991, they placed 3rd at state. Jennifer ran the 800 meters throughout high school and after an undefeated season, placed 3rd at state track finals her senior year.
After high school Jennifer competed at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Her team won the NAIA National Championships in 1992, 1993 and 1994 in cross country. This team is still the only one in NAIA history to win back to back to back National cross country titles. She was the team captain in 1993 and an All American Cross Country Athlete 1994.
Jennifer went on to become an Olympic-caliber runner. She ran her first marathon in November of 1995, placing 3rd with a time of 2:57.21. She continued to train for marathons and in 1999, ran her third marathon in Portland, placed 2nd and qualified for the 2000 Olympic Marathon Team Trials with a time of 2:47.24 . In 2000 at the Olympic Trials, she placed 50th in the nation and had a wonderful experience. She qualified again in 2004 for the Olympic Marathon Trials, but opted not to compete.
Bachelor of Science, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, May 1996 - Double Major: English Professional Writing & Natural Science
Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Portland, OR, Since June 2000 - Present.
Certified Personal Trainer, Portland, OR, Since October 2002 - Present.
Certified Buti Yoga,DEEP, Portland, OR, Since January 2019 - Present.
Founder and Owner, Right Track Health & Fitness, September 2014.
Certified Personal Trainer, RDFT, February 2010 - August 2014
Certified Personal Trainer, ADAPT (Egoscue methods), July 2006 - December 2009
Certified Personal Trainer, 24 Hour Fitness, October 2002 - July 2006.
Head Coach & Trainer for State of Oregon, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, October 2000 - January 2005.
Additional Important Information
Jennifer is an Olympic-caliber runner. She ran her first marathon in November of 1995, placing 3rd with a time of 2:57.21. She continued to train for marathons and in 1999, ran her third marathon in Portland, placed 2nd and qualified for the 2000 Olympic Marathon Team Trials with a time of 2:47.24 . In 2000 at the Olympic Trials, she placed 50th in the nation. She qualified again in 2004 for the Olympic Marathon Trials, but opted not to compete.
She is the incredibly proud and happy mom to her almost 7 year old son who keeps her laughing, moving, stressed, relaxed and all those other great emotions that go in to being a parent.