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Kara Goucher

Kara Goucher

Kara Goucher signed with Oiselle in March 2014. She is a two time Olympian, with a silver medal in the Women's 10,000m (2008). She's set her sights on the marathon and holds a PR of 2:24:52.

But Kara is so much bigger than her accolades. She's is easily one of the funniest and most genuine people you'll meet. She's a loving mother and wife. She and her family live in Boulder, Colorado where she trains under Mark Wetmore.

Kara will be guest blogging from time to time on The Bird is the Word. When she's not writing here, keep up with her at


personal bests

5000m track - 14:55.02
10,000m track - 30:55.16
half marathon - 1:08:05/1:06:57(downhill course)
marathon - 2:24:52