Name: Galen Rupp
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Marathon
Height: 5-11
DOB: 5/8/1986
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Central Catholic High School (Portland, Ore.) '04
College: University of Oregon '09, Business
Coach(es): Mike Smith
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); two-time Olympic Medalist (1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, bronze (marathon), 5th (10,000-meter)
  • Olympic Games London 2016, silver (10,000-meter), 7th (5,000-meter)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 13th (10,000-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 5th (5,000-meter, 10,000-meter)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015; Indoor – 2010, 2012, 2014
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2013 (10,000-meter)
Personal: Son of Gregory and Jamie Rupp...Has one brother, Colin...Married to Even Keara Rupp and has four children...Seven-time NCAA All-American (twice outdoors, four indoors and once in cross-country) in 2007...Won the inaugural Bowerman Award, given to the men’s and women’s national track and field athlete of the year...Won five NCAA titles as a senior at the University of Oregon.