Emma Coburn

Track and Field

Name: Emma Coburn
Discipline: 3000-meter Steeplechase
Height: 5-8
Weight: 120
DOB: 10/19/1990
Birthplace: Boulder, Colo.
Hometown: Crested Butte, Colo.
High School: Crested Butte High School (Crested Butte, Colo.) '08
College: University of Colorado '13

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 9th (3000-meter steeplechase)
Career Highlights:
  • Four-time USA Outdoor champion (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
  • Two-time NCAA Outdoor champion (2011 and 2013)

Fun Facts: Following in the footsteps of her former teammate Jenny Simpson, Coburn bested the field of professional runners to win her first national title in 9:44.11 ... In 2012, Coburn took a redshirt year to focus her attention on the Olympic Trials, and it paid off as she won the Trials to secure her spot on the London team ... A lifelong Colorado resident, Coburn has volunteered with Living Journeys Cancer Foundation and the Mountain Adventure Kid’s Camp while in high school

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