Adam Goucher

Adam Goucher is one of the best runners ever to come out of Colorado. He was born in Colorado Springs and won a national high school cross country championship while competing for Doherty High School. At the University of Colorado, he won three NCAA titles on the track (indoor 3,000m in 1997 and 1998, outdoor 5,000m in 1998) and capped his career by winning the 1998 NCAA cross country title, which is chronicled in the legendary book “Running with the Buffaloes.” In 2000, Goucher won both the 4K and 12K races at the U.S. Cross Country Championships, won the 5,000-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials and placed 13th in the 5,000 at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. He also placed 6th at the 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Fukuoka, Japan. His career PRs include a 3:54.17 mile, 8:12.73 for 2 miles, 13:10 for 5,000m and 27:59.31 for 10,000m. Adam was inducted into the Colorado Running Hall of Fame in 2010.