Dr. Lauren Hendrix, DC, MS was born and raised in West St. Louis County, Missouri. She began her endurance career at Marquette High School running cross country & track, where she garnered all-state and state champion accolades. She continued her running and equestrian career at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science and Psychology. After DePauw, Dr. Lauren began her Chiropractic education at Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri. While at Logan, Dr. Lauren was a Red Badge in the Biofreeze Sports & Rehabilitation Center under Dr. Laney Nelson, completed a Masters Degree in Sports Rehabilitation , became certified to perform Graston Technique© and was part of a research group studying Dynamic vs. Static Treatment of Lower Extremity Complaints with Graston ® Technique. Dr. Lauren specializes in treating spinal pain and extremity injuries.
Dr. Lauren continues to study the latest research in spinal care, injury rehabilitation and injury prevention and frequently has chiropractic students shadow her. In her spare time, Dr. Lauren trains for triathlon and running races and goes horseback riding any chance she gets! She serves as assistant cross country coach at Marquette High School and is a member of Big Shark Triathlon Team. She has served as Assistant Coach to the St. Louis Blazers Track Club and has served on the Girls on The Run race committee. She was honored to give the Commencement Address to the Logan University graduating class in December 2017. She considers this one of the highlights of her career.
Wondering what races you will see Dr. Lauren during the 2018 Running & Triathlon season? Her race calendar is always growing, but here is what’s on the schedule as the start of 2018:
2018 Race Schedule:
January 28th- Nippy Niner
February 10th- Beulah 369 Challenge
February 18th- Bootlegger Trail 10k
March 4th- Quivering Quads Trail 1/2 Marathon
April 21st- Chubb Trail 25k
August 18th- Lean Horse 50 Mile Trail Race
February 18th- Black Canyon Ultramarathon 62k- 3rd Female, 6:35:44
March 12th- Shaw Nature Reserve 20k Trail Race, 2nd Female, 1:28:46
May 7th- Cowbell Uncorked 100k Trail Relay- 1st Place Female Team!
May 21st- The Keys 50k, 2nd Overall, Broke old course record by 1 hour 6 minutes! 4:36:10
July 10th- Big Shark New Town Triathlon, 4th Elite Female, 1:41:14
September 4th- IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships, 175th place female overall, 45th in F30-34 age group, 4th American Woman
December 11th- Pere Marquette Trail Race, 3rd Female, 1:05:25