Kara Goucher


Kara Goucher is a professional runner, inspirational mentor, proud mother and loving wife. She graduated from the University of Colorado with three Division I NCAA championships in cross-country, the 3000m and 5000m. She is a two-time Olympian, an American record holder, World Championships silver medalist, and one of the most accomplished female distance runners of all time. In addition to her professional resume, Kara is an inspiration to people everywhere. She is an advocate for clean sport and women’s rights, and she connects with organizations and non-profits that are making a positive impact. Her partners include Oiselle, Altra, nuun and goodr.


Highlights from Goucher’s long list of achievements include:

2016 - 4th in the marathon at the US Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:30:24

2015 - 1st at the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Half Marathon in 1:11:10

2012 - 10th in the marathon at the London Olympic Games in 2:26:07

2012 - 1st in the USA Half Marathon Championships in 1:09:46

2012 - 3rd in the US Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:26:06

2011 - 5th at the Boston Marathon in 2:24:52

2009 - 3rd at the Boston Marathon in 2:32:25

2008 - 3rd at the New York City Marathon in 2:25:53

2008 - 9th in the 10,000m at the Beijing Olympic Games in 30:55.16

2007 - 2nd in the 10,000m at the World Championships in Osaka in 32:02.05

2006 - 3rd in the 3000m at the World Cup in Athens in 8:41.42