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Kara Goucher

Track and Field

  • 2008
  • 2012
FacebookTwitterName: Kara Goucher
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline: Marathon
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 120
Current Residence: Portland, Ore.
College: University of Colorado at Boulder '01, Psychology

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 9th in 5,000m, 10th in 10,000m
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 11th in Marathon
Career Highlights:
  • Three-time national outdoor 10,000-meter runner-up (2007, 2008, 2011)
  • 2008 Olympic Trials 5,000-meter champion
  • 2006 U.S Outdoor Championships, 2nd (5,000-meter)
  • 2007 World Outdoor Championships, 3rd (10,000-meter)

Fun Facts: Married fellow Colorado alum, Adam Goucher...Gave birth to son, Colt, in Sept. 2010...After taking time off, returned in 2011 to run a personal best time at the Boston Marathon.ball and soccer)

Learn more: 
USA Track and Field Bio

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