Name: Arielle Rausin
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 800m, 1,500m
Classification: T54
Height: 5-4
Weight: 124
DOB: 9/16/1993
Birthplace: Cape Coral, Fla.
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
High School: North Fort Myers High School (North Fort Myers, Fla.) ‘12
College: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign ‘16, Business Administration
Coach(es): Adam Bleakney
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: Track and Field – 2019 – 10th (5000m); Marathon – 2019 – 9th
  • Years of Participation: Track and Field – 2019; Marathon – 2019
  • Top finish: 10th – 2019 (5000m); 9th – 2019 (marathon)
Personal: Daughter of Eric and Krista Rausin…Has a brother, Kai…Involved in a car accident in November 2003 that paralyzed her from the waist down at age 10…Founded Ingenium Manufacturing in August 2016, a company that develops wheelchair racing gloves from 3D printers…Her mother is an author and has published two children’s fantasy books, crediting her daughter as the inspiration for the books as the stories’ main protagonists are young girls that use a wheelchair…Saw another wheelchair racer for the first time while running a 15K in Tampa where she met University of Illinois coach and Paralympian Adam Bleakney…Hobbies include reading, writing, drinking coffee and creating new recipes.