JoEllen is excited to participate in her 10th Fargo marathon by pacing the 4:10 group. She has paced for the Fargo marathon the past four years in a row. She has run over 20 marathons including the Boston Marathon several times. She also competes in triathlons of all distances including completing two full Ironman distances. When she is not racing or training she works as a cardiologist at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls, MN. She is also raising four small children with her husband, Jeremy.