Name: Elise Cranny
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 5,000-meter
Height: 5-4
DOB: 5/9/1996
Birthplace: Niwot, Colo.
Hometown: Boulder, Colo.
High School: Niwot High School (Niwot, Colo.) ‘14
College: Stanford University '18, Human Biology
Team/Club: Bowerman Track Club, Nike
Coach(es): Jerry Schumacher
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 13th (5,000-meter)
Personal: Daughter of Bob and Sandy Cranny...Both parents were competitive triathletes...Has two sisters, Emily and Lauren...Elise raced triathlons and played soccer...Enjoys listening to country music, cooking, and baking and is quite proud of her coconut cake...Speaks openly as an advocate for spreading awareness of RED-S, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, which manifests as a loss of a menstrual period in female athletes...Shares her experience to advocate for women’s health and shares tips on overcoming RED-S.