Athlete Profile

Kara Goucher

  • COUNTRY United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH 9 JUL 1978
Kara Goucher with her 10,000m bronze medal (Getty Images)
Kara Goucher with her 10,000m bronze medal (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH 9 JUL 1978
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 4:05.14 Rieti 27 AUG 2006
One Mile 4:37.58 Beaverton, OR 28 MAY 2009
2000 Metres 5:41.28 Eugene, OR 07 JUN 2009
3000 Metres 8:34.99 Rieti 09 SEP 2007
Two Miles 9:41.32 Carson, CA 20 MAY 2007
5000 Metres 14:55.02 Berlin 16 SEP 2007
10,000 Metres 30:55.16 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
10 Kilometres 32:33 New York City, NY 18 MAR 2012
15 Kilometres 49:02 New York City, NY 18 MAR 2012
20 Kilometres 1:05:40 New York City, NY 18 MAR 2012
Half Marathon 1:08:05 Chicago, IL 02 AUG 2009
30 Kilometres 1:43:14 London (The Mall) 05 AUG 2012
Marathon 2:25:53 New York City, NY 02 NOV 2008
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
One Mile 4:33.19 New York (MSG), NY 30 JAN 2009
3000 Metres 8:46.65 Boston (Roxbury), MA 07 FEB 2009
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 4:11.88 Burnaby 01 JUL
2009 4:09.77 Burnaby, CAN 14 JUN
2008 4:06.17 Burnaby, CAN 21 JUN
2007 4:10.29 Eugene, OR 10 JUN
2006 4:05.14 Rieti 27 AUG
2005 4:12.31 Lignano Sabbiadoro 17 JUL
2004 4:16.48 Eugene, OR 19 JUN
2003 4:11.17 Pírgos 27 JUL
2000 4:12.15 Columbia, MO 21 MAY
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 4:37.58 Beaverton, OR 28 MAY
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 5:41.28 Eugene, OR 07 JUN
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 8:59.54 Eugene, OR 08 JUN
2007 8:34.99 Rieti 09 SEP
2006 8:41.42 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 16 SEP
2004 9:14.77 Gresham, OR 05 JUN
2000 8:54.82 Palo Alto, CA 05 MAY
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 9:41.32 Carson, CA 20 MAY
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 15:11.47 Eugene, OR 03 JUN
2009 15:20.94 Eugene, OR 26 JUN
2008 14:58.10 Eugene, OR 08 JUN
2007 14:55.02 Berlin 16 SEP
2006 15:08.13 Liège 19 JUL
2005 15:17.55 Heusden-Zolder 23 JUL
2003 15:42.97 Heusden-Zolder 02 AUG
2001 15:41.77 Eugene, OR 24 JUN
2000 15:28.78 Walnut, CA 14 APR
10,000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 31:46.64 Palo Alto, CA 29 MAR
2011 31:16.65 Eugene, OR 23 JUN
2008 30:55.16 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 32:02.05 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG
2006 31:17.12 Helsinki 26 JUL
10 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 32:33 New York City, NY 18 MAR
2006 32:46 Boston, MA 09 OCT
15 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 49:02 New York City, NY 18 MAR
20 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 1:05:40 New York City, NY 18 MAR
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 1:11:49 New Orleans, LA 24 FEB
2012 1:09:12 New York City, NY 18 MAR
2011 1:12:59 Miami, FL 11 DEC
2009 1:08:05 Chicago, IL 02 AUG
30 Kilometres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 1:43:14 London (The Mall) 05 AUG
2008 1:43:33 New York City, NY 02 NOV
Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 2:26:06 Houston, TX 14 JAN
2009 2:27:48 Berlin 23 AUG
2008 2:25:53 New York City, NY 02 NOV
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 4:33.19 New York (MSG), NY 30 JAN
2008 4:36.03 New York (MSG), NY 01 FEB
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 8:46.65 Boston (Roxbury), MA 07 FEB
2008 8:57.53 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
10th IAAF World Cup 3 8:41.42 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 16 SEP 2006
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXIX Olympic Games 9 15:49.39 Beijing (National Stadium) 22 AUG 2008
Honours - 10,000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 13 32:29.58 Daegu 27 AUG 2011
The XXIX Olympic Games 10 30:55.16 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 32:02.05 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG 2007
Honours - Marathon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXX Olympic Games 11 2:26:07 London (The Mall) 05 AUG 2012
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9 2:27:48 Berlin 23 AUG 2009
Honours - Short Race
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
34th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 21 13:24 Fukuoka 02 APR 2006