Shalane Flanagan

Represents: USA  USA
Trains: Portland, OR
Born: July 8, 1981
Educated: University of North Carolina
Coach: Jerry Schumacher
Sponsor: Nike

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Fast Times

  • 1500m: 4:05.86 (Eugene, OR, 2007)
  • 3000m: 8:33.25 AR (Boston, MA, 2007)
  • 5000m: 14:44.80 (Walnut, CA, 2007)
  • 10000m: 30:22.22 AR (Beijing, China, 2008)
  • 10K: 30:52 (Boston, MA, 2016
  • 15km: 47:00 AR (Jacksonville, 2014)
  • Half Marathon: 67:51 (San Diego, CA, 2016)
  • Marathon: 2:21:14 (Berlin, 2014)

Memorable Races

  • New York City Marathon Champion, 2017
  • Olympic Games 2016, Rio: sixth in women's marathon
  • American record holder at 3,000 meters (indoor), 5,000 meters (indoor), 10,000 meters, 10K, and 15K
  • 2nd fastest U.S. marathoner ever
  • Fastest U.S. time on Boston Marathon course
  • US Olympic Marathon Trials Champion, 2012
  • World Cross Country Championships Bronze Medalist, 2011
  • New York City Marathon Runner-Up, 2010
  • Olympic Games 10000m Silver Medalist, 2008
  • Olympic Trials 10000m Champion, 2008
  • NCAA Cross Country Champion, 2002 & 2003
  • NCAA Indoor 3000m Champion, 2003
  • 15-time NCAA All-American

Recent Races

  • 1st, New York City Marathon, 2:26:53 (11/5/2017, New York, NY)
  • 4th, Beach to Beacon 10K, 31:15 (8/5/2017, Cape Elizabeth, ME)
  • 4th, USATF 10,000, 31:31.12 (6/22/17, Sacramento, CA)
  • 1st, Portland Track Festival 10,000, 31:38.68 (6/10/17, Portland, OR)

Chatter

The New Yorker: Shalane Flanagan and the triumph of women in running, Nov 2017
New York Times: Shalane Flanagan Solves N.Y.C. Marathon for American Women, Nov 2017
Runner's World Online: After her NYC Marathon win, is Boston next for Shalane Flanagan?, Nov 2017
ESPN: The race that no one could take away from Shalane Flanagan , Nov 2017


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Shalane is a four-time Olympian whose mother mother, Cheryl Treworgy, is a former world record holder in the marathon. Shalane's husband, Steve Edwards, works with KIMbia Athletics in representing Shalane. Flanagan won an Olympic silver medal over 10,000m in 2008 and in 2017, she became the first American woman since Miki Gorman in 1977 to win the New York City Marathon.
Shalane's personal website is ShalaneFlanagan.com


Twitter Name @ShalaneFlanagan

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