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Chris Reed

Age: 30
Events: 10k; 5k; 3k Steeplechase; XC
Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR
College/University Competed for: Western Oregon University (2011 grad)

Strava Profile

Personal Bests

800m -1:54.37

1500m - 3:50.48

5k - 14:21

10k - 29:44

3k Steeple - 9:21

Career Highlights

2018 Club Nats XC 10k, 33:03, 194th

2017 Club Nats XC 10k, 32:56, 197th

2017 Regional XC 10k, 31:56, 10th

2016 Emerald City Open XC 8k, 25:38, 2nd

2015 PNTF Cross Country Championships, 10k, 33:34, 4th place

2015 USATF Club Nationals, 10k, 32:05, 125th place

2014 PNTF Track & Field Championships, 3000m Steeplechase, 9:38, 1st place

2014 PNTF Track & Field Championships, 5k, 15:24, 1st place

2014 PNTF Track & Field Championships, 10k, 31:22, 1st place

Graduated with 5 school records at Western Oregon (Indoor DMR, Indoor Mile, Indoor 5,000, Outdoor 5,000, Outdoor 10,000)

Five-time national qualifier, NCAA DII

Two-time All-American, NCAA DII

Academic All-American

Three top-3 finishes at Eugene's Butte to Butte 10k

GNAC Indoor Mile Champion, 2011

Captained Western Oregon's first-ever NCAA qualifying cross country team, 2010

Member of six GNAC Champion track teams

Volunteer Work

Countless cross country and track meets put on, including OSAA State Championships, USATF Youth State and Regional Championships, and GNAC Championships (Track and Cross Country). 


Oldest of 10 children. Graduated from Western Oregon University in 2011 with a degree in Economics. Began his coaching career working part-time for WOU, and began coaching full-time at Seattle Pacific University in early 2014 (this is what brought him to Club Northwest). Father is a general manager for Jeld-Wen Fiber of Oregon, a door-skin manufacturer. Mother is a homemaker in addition to working long hours as a researcher in the field of reproductive immunology, a field in which she is a published author.

Twitter: @RunninReed
Instagram: @RunninReed