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Katie Conlon

Age: 25
Events: 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon
Hometown: Jamestown, ND
College competed for: University of Jamestown/University of Oregon

Personal Bests:

3000m: 9:18:91           

5000m: 15:53.73         

Marathon: 2:47:28

Career Highlights

2015 Mercer Island Half Marathon, 1:18:18, 1st place

2015 St. Pat’s Day Dash, 5k, 17:07, 4th place

2014 New York City Marathon, 2:47:28, 21st place (1st place in Women’s 20-24 Age Group)

2014 Boston Marathon, 2:50:10, 51st place

2014 Club XC Nationals, 6k, 21:34, 83rd place

11-time NAIA All-American (XC, Indoor & Outdoor Track)

NAIA National Champion, 3,000m Steeplechase

Member of 2 NCAA Championship Teams (XC, Track)

About

I was born and raised in North Dakota, where I learned to work hard and not let a little wind, snow, rain, heat, humidity (and so on) intimidate me.  After high school, I competed for the University of Jamestown, a small NAIA school in my hometown.  Because I graduated early, I was able to take advantage of my final year of running eligibility while in Graduate School at the University of Oregon.  At the U of O, I was a part of an incredibly talented team, and we were able to secure two NCAA National Championships during my year there.  After my time in Eugene, I moved up to Seattle where I began working for Brooks Sports and running for CNW.  Aside from frequently getting hassled for being a Duck, I absolutely love it here!