Ginger Howell

Ginger is an avid marathoner and triathlete, as well as a circus artist.

She became interested in circus arts while attending Wellesley College, and she now teaches and performs with Simply Circus, specializing in aerial hoop and fabrics.

After graduating from Wellesley in 2008, she went on to get a masters degree from Emerson College in theatre education.

Ginger also started running marathons during her time at Wellesley. She was on the swim team, and originally did running as cross training, but after watching the Boston Marathon a couple of times, she decided to give it a try.

She has now completed five Boston Marathons, and is working at running a marathon on every continent. She also competes in triathlons, and has attended Age Group Nationals and Worlds in 2013.


Ginger's Personal Bests: 

  • 5k: 19:25; 
  • Marathon: 3:27; 
  • Olympic Triathlon: 2:23; 
  • IronMan: 11:32