Jenny Crain

Jenny Crain

A native of Franklin, Wisconsin, Jenny Crain followed her brother, Peter, into competitive running. She competed in Track and Field in the US Olympic Trials in 1996 as a distance runner.

On August 21, 2007, while on a training run for her fourth Olympic Marathon Trials, Crain was hit by an automobile. She suffered a myriad of injuries including extensive brain damage, ending her competitive running career and starting a lifetime of rehabilitation.

Today, Jenny Crain continues to inspire people on a bike, especially during this pandemic.

Published by Milwaukee PBS

Milwaukee PBS is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commerical media organization. Milwaukee PBS consists of two high-definition television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and four additional digital television services. The Milwaukee PBS stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials.

One thought on “Jenny Crain

  1. Thanks I needed that. I grew up in Franklin, Wi. I didn’t know the crains. Nice to see she has had some great care and a family member stepping up.


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