Laura Thweatt

Laura Thweatt pushes for the win in the USATF Cross Country Championships in Boulder, CO

Laura Thweatt pushes for the win in the USATF Cross Country Championships in Boulder, CO – Photo by Todd Straka

Laura Thweatt is an elite runner living in Boulder, CO. A Colorado native, who ran for Durango High School, then as a CU Buff. But its only been since her graduation that she has started to shine as an elite athlete competing for the Boulder Track club under the guidance of Australian Olympian Lee Troop. Her recent accomplishments are winning the 2013 and 2014 National Club XC Championships, followed up with a huge win at the 2015 USATF XC Championships in front of her hometown crowd to earn a spot on the Team USA competing in China.

She is making her Marathon debut at the New York City Marathon November 1, 2015.

Career Highlights

  • 2013 and 2014 National Club XC Champion
  • 2014 Half Marathon Debut in 1:11.01
  • 6th 2014 USA Indoor 3K Championships
  • 3rd 2013 USA 12km Road Championships
  • 4th 2013 USA 5km Road Championships
  • 2014 Ranked 3rd USA 5,000m track
  • Represented USA Chiba Ekiden Relay 2013

Laura Thweat Road PRs

  • 5km: 15:51
  • 10km: 32:37
  • Half Marathon: 1:11.01

Laura Thweat Track PRs

  • 1500m: 4:10
  • 3000m: 9:01
  • 5000m: 15:04
  • 10,000m: 32:15

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