Kara Goucher

Kara Goucher

February 08, 2022

Kara Goucher Announces She Has Been Diagnosed with Runner's Dystonia

The rare neurological movement disorder caused her to fall while crossing a road into traffic and is threatening her ability to continue running, but she is relieved to know she doesn't have ALS or multiple sclerosis. *MB: Kara Goucher reveals she's been falling at times on runs and Mayo Clinic determines she's battling runner's dystonia. *MB: Loss of coordination in leg - Official runner's dystonia / focal dystonia discussion thread.
November 11, 2020

A Tale of 2 Marathoners (Jordan Hasay + Tierney Wolfgram), The Kiss, Discrimination is Bad Plus Positive Press for Christian Coleman

We break down the latest in Olympic running news including Jordan Hasay disappointing and 17-year-old Tierney Wolfgram  impressing.
January 16, 2019

2019 Houston Half/Full Marathon Preview: Hot Fields, Cold Temps, The American Debut for Sally Kipyego and the Return of Kara Goucher

Houston is always one of the highlights of the winter for US fans and this year's races could be extra special as Olympic silver medallist Sally Kipyego races for the 1st time since declaring she'll represent the US moving forward and Kara Goucher races a marathon for the 1st time as a 40-year old. The problem is the weather forecast doesn't look good but what does look good is the international fields in both the men's and women's halves as they are loaded with talent.
November 29, 2018

Q&A: Adam Goucher Talks Running With The Buffaloes, His Greatest Running Memories, & the Stress of Becoming a Whistleblower Against Alberto Salazar & NOP

Goucher reveals that he thinks a resolution is looming soon in the Nike Oregon Project doping case. "I think it’s coming very, very soon, but until there is that ultimate resolution, you’re just kind of waiting."
April 09, 2018

The Running Experts Sound Off & Tell Us Who Will Win Boston & Whether They're Rooting for Galen Rupp

We reached out to 8 of America's top athletes/coaches and 6 got back to us with their feelings about the Boston Marathon which will take place next Monday. Most expect big things from Molly Huddle in the women's race and Galen Rupp in the men's.
December 31, 2016

2016 LRC Year-End Rankings, Women's Marathon: London/Olympic Champ Jemima Sumgong Tops the List; Shalane Flanagan Top American

Sumgong, like Eliud Kipchoge, was the unquestioned world #1 in 2016. Flanagan was one of three Americans to finish in the top 10 at the Olympics (Amy Cragg and Desi Linden were the others) -- only the second time a country had pulled off that feat (after Kenya in 2008).
February 19, 2016

Week That Was: Putting Galen's Run And Kara's Post-Race Comments In Perspective + Meb Is Winning Vs. Father Time

We take a brief look back to the Trials and a bigger look back to Regina Jacobs and Suzy Favor Hamilton.
February 13, 2016

Amy Cragg Wins, Desi Linden Runs Smart, and Shalane Flanagan Hangs On: Full Recap and Analysis of 2016 Women's Olympic Marathon Trials

Amy Cragg and Shalane Flanagan looked to be out on a training run until the heat started to take its toll on Flanagan. Cragg cruised to the victory, Desi Linden ran like a pro to take second, and Shalane Flanagan held on ahead of Kara Goucher for third.
February 09, 2016

Olympic Trials Week is Here!!!! Debates the Women’s Race

Last week LRC debated whether Galen Rupp was the favorite in the men’s race. Now we turn our attention to the women's side. Who's the favorite? Who gets top 3?
December 08, 2015

WTW: Kara Goucher Improves, A Pro Runs A 2+ Minute 10,000 PR, Odell Beckham Jr.'s Mom Was A Mega Track Star, And Might The Recent Scandals Be Good For Track And Field?

We break down the week in running by introducing you to Odell Beckham's mom and the most-improved pro in the US and tell Kara Goucher fans to be encouraged but keep things in perspective.
December 06, 2015

Kara Goucher Wins Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Half Marathon Over Shalane Flanagan and Amy Cragg But the Real Winner Will Be Determined at the Olympic Trials

Kara dominated the race, but she was the only one of the top 3 racing as Flanagan and Cragg ran a more controlled effort.
August 13, 2015

John Capriotti, Nike Global Director of Athletics, Threatened To Kill Brooks Beasts Head Coach and Former Nike Employee Danny Mackey At 2015 USAs According to Police Report

At USAs, it was stated that people had been threatened at the meet but the details were missing - until now. has obtained a police report stating that Nike's John Capriotti threatened the life of the Brooks Beasts' Danny Mackey. Witnesses interviewed by support Mackey's claim.
July 15, 2015

Kara Goucher Issues Statement - "I firmly stand by all my statements. It was because of the illegal actions that occurred at the Oregon Project under Alberto Salazar that I chose to leave the group... Any new knowledge will be shared to USADA alone."

Kara Goucher issued a statement today saying she will not publicly share more information about the Nike Oregon Project investigation in order to clear her name. She will only share info with USADA.

June 18, 2015

What A Surreal Scene - The 2015 Portland Track Festival - Where (Most Of) The US Distance Stars Came Out To Play

Alberto and Galen were notably absent but the stars were out in full force at the Portland Track Festival with Shannon Rowbury, Steve Magness, the Gouchers, Alan Webb, Kevin Hanson, Desi Davila, Mark Wetmore, Shalane Flanagan, Evan JagerChris Solinsky, and many more in attendance. Employee 1.0 is back to recount the surreal scene in light of the Nike Oregon Project Doping investigation.