trains with Nike. She was born in New York
but grew up in Duluth. Kara began
running during high school. She went to the
University of Colorado.
She won the 3000 and 5000,
and was the cross country champ her junior
year. In 2000, she was 8th in the
olympic trials. After college, she
was injured, but came back strong in '06.
She set a new PR, placing 3rd in
the 3000 in the IAAF
World Cup, and won the 10000 the next
year. She set the American record
in the half marathon in '07
before representing the US in
the 5 and 10 thousand in the Beijing
Summer Olympics. Debuting at the
marathon distance in '08, she placed
third. Other performances of note are
3rd and 5th in the Boston Marathon.
As for her personal life she married
fellow American runner Adam
Goucher. They have a son Colton. THE END!
Ok, I tried real hard to write that all in iambic pentameter in honor of the Ides of March, but I probably made some mistakes!