26 October 2014
Victory and course record in Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half
On a cool and overcast morning, Jeffrey led wire-to-wire in course record fashion to win in the streets of downtown LA in 1:04:12. This was his first test-drive through Los Angeles, which will host the 2015 U.S. Marathon Championships and 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials.
5 October 2014
Eggleston is 2nd at Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose
After a tame opening 10km, Jeffrey and Aaron Braun pulled clear of the field. The adidas duo traded strides until 16km, where Braun, a formidable competitor and last year’s .US National Road Racing Champion, pulled ahead for the final 5km and broke the tape in just under 63 minutes. Jeffrey secured 2nd in 1:03:30– his fifth 63 minute half-marathon clocking of 2014.
21 September 2014
Toughing it out in Philadelphia
Fast times proved to be elusive for most at this marquee Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, due to an unseasonably humid morning. Jeffrey still managed to prove reasonable fitness by finishing 10th in 1:03:12. Boulder-based training partner Andy Wacker followed closely behind to easily eclipse the Olympic Trials qualifying time.
31 August 2014
Jeffrey runs away from field, takes Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach title
On an extremely warm and humid summer morning in Virginia Beach, Jeffrey patiently bided his time in the front group with a quartet of Kenyan journeymen before breaking the race apart at 7 miles. He cruised unchallenged to victory in 1:05:28. This was his 2nd career Rock ‘n’ Roll win and marks his successful return to racing after a busy summer.
27 July 2014
Eggleston records 3rd straight top 10 finish at an IAAF Gold Label Race
A mere 3 weeks after his surprise 2nd place honours at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Jeffrey competed at the high altitude Capital of Colombia in the Media Maratón De Bogotá. Running controlled and even pacing, Jeffrey negotiated the rare air of 2600m and challenging course to move through the field and finish a credible 10th in 1:08:21.
6 July 2014
Podium finish in Australia’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon
All along the Gold Coast Highway, in southeastern Queensland, Jeffrey covered every move in the lead group before breaking clear in pursuit of the eventual winner Silah Limo of Kenya. With a gritty final 10km, Jeffrey held off the charging Yuki Kawauchi to claim the runner-up position in a new personal best of 2:10:52. Jeffrey’s mark is the fastest marathon by an American in 2014 on a record eligible course.
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