MEET
JUNKO KAZUKAWA

ABOUT JUNKO

Junko Kazukawa is a Japanese-born ultrarunner who currently lives in Denver, Colorado, U.S. A two-time breast-cancer survivor, Kazukawa competes in marathon, ultramarathon and cycling events. She was the first person to complete the Leadville series and the Ultrarunning Grand Slam in a single year.

Ultra distance athlete
Junko Mountain Training Ultra endurance Coach
Elite Personal trainer at Colorado Athletic Club Tabor
Group Fitness Instructor
2 times Breast Cancer survivor
Running coordinator – Currently working on building a running community and training programs for CAC runners

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Education

University of Northern Colorado
B.A. in Kinesiology/ Fitness and Exercise
M.A. in Exercise Physiology

Certifications

ACE Personal trainer
ACE Group Fitness Instructor
Schwinn Cycling
Stages Cycling
ViPR, TRX, BOSU

ULTRA DISTANCE ENDURANCE ATHLETE

Runners Roost Mountain Ultra Team

2015 Grandslam – (series of 4 oldest 100 miles races in USA in one season) Female 1st

2014, 2015 Leadwoman (6 race series in Leadville marathon, 50 mile and 100 mile mountain bike, 50 mile and 100 mile trail run, and 10k run, in one season) – 3rd

Ultra Trail of Mount Fuji
Ultra Trail of Mont Blanc
Ultra Fiord in Patagonia Chile ( 2nd Female )

Total 15  100 miler finisher

More 50 milers

50 Marathons finisher

AWARDS

2018 3rd Behind the Rocks 50 Mile (Age group)

2017 3rd Colorado Residence Badass by Elevation Outdoor voted by readers

2015 Sports Women of Colorado

Ultrarunning/ Inspiration award

2014, 2015, 2016 MVP for Runners Roost Mountain Ultra Team


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