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Marathon

Kara Goucher

1990
Marathon Since
Colorado, US
Location

About Me

Hi! I'm Kara, a runner! I am a mom, wife, 2-time Olympian, and an author! I ran my first race with my grandpa at age 6 and joined organized running in the 7th grade. I made my first Olympic Team in 2008 finishing 9th in the 10,000 meter and 8th in the 5,000 meters. I finished 10th in the 2012 Olympic Marathon. I finished 4th at the US Olympic Trials Marathon in 2016, missing my 3rd Olympic team by one spot. I host an annual women's running retreat called Podium Retreats http://www.karagoucher.com. I recently just published a book called Strong. https://amzn.to/2NY29gH

Top Achievements

  • I won the silver medal in the 10,000 meters at the World Track and Field Championships in 2007.
  • I ran the Boston Marathon in 2011- 6 1/2 months after giving birth to my son Colt and achieving a PR of 2:24:52
  • 2008 and 2012 Olympian for he US

Personal Records

Athletic Accomplishments

Marathon
02:24:52
262 miles
Half Marathon
00:66:57
131 miles
Track and field
00:30:55
10000 meters