Welcome to Pearson's Athletic Club

For promotion of Track and Field, Cross Country, Road Running, Ultras, Race Walking, Jogging in the Pacific Northwest!

Pearson's Athletic Club is named after, and for, Jim Pearson. Jim, a long time Whatcom County resident, was a two time Olympic Trials (Marathon) qualifier, the 1975 USA 50 Mile National Champion in an American Record time of 5:12:41 (Still ranked 5th all time). For a complete Bio, please check out the "Who was Jim Pearson" section of our website!
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Just discovered
Mark Anderson, Jim's athlete, as a 19 year old, ran 2:23:04 (5:27 pace) at the Nike-OTC Marathon on September 11, 1977. This was the 3rd fastest marathon ever by a Junior(19-under)
and is currently 8th all-time US Junior. Clink here for Link