This week's Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Athlete of the Week is Megan Backofen. The 6th grader from Copeland Middle School is a gymnast and cross country runner. Backofen is a two-time Middle School Cross Country champion winning in both 4th and 6th grade. She completed her first half marathon in December running the Dallas Half Marathon in 2:06. The time was the fastest time for any girl 12 or under to finish. Backofen is also sports a 4.0 GPA with her favorite subject being math.