American long-distance Runner who medalled in the 10,000 meters at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and has represented the U.S. at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games. She was a three-time NCAA National Champion at the University of Colorado.
She was a cross-country star at Duluth East High School in Duluth, Minnesota.
In 2007, she set an American record at the Great North Run with a time of 1:06:57.
She married fellow Olympic long-distance Runner Adam Goucher and has a son with him named Colton.
She and Julie Culley both competed for the U.S. Track & Field Team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.