July 9: Happy Birthday, Kara Goucher!
Happy birthday to Kara Goucher, former NCAA Cross Country Champion. Goucher has the Olympic A Standard in the 5000 and 10,000 m and placed third in the New York Marathon in 2008, the first American woman to make it to the podium since 1994. She has also placed third in the Boston Marathon, second at the Arizona Half Marathon, and first at the Lisbon Half Marathon and the mile at the Melrose Games. She has placed third at the World Championships twice.