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Liz Harmon

Events:   1500, 5k, XC
Hometown: Homer Glen, IL
College competed for: Washington University, St Louis

Personal Bests

800m - 2:10

1500m - 4:25

Indoor Mile - 4:52

5k - 17:15

6k- 21:34

Half - 1:21

Marathon - 2:51:34

Career Highlights:

2018 Club Nats XC 6k, 21:53, 101st

2017 Club Nats XC 6k, 21:34, 78th

2017 WWU Classic 6k, 22:35, 21st

2016 Philadelphia Marathon, 2:51:34

7-time DIII All-American in Track and Field (Indoor Mile, DMR, 800m, 1500m)

Captain of 2011 DIII Cross Country National Championship Team

2012 NCAA Woman of the Year

2012 NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award Winner


I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, where I first honed my xc and track skills by running away from my big brother. I ran my first cross country race in 5th grade and fell in love with the sport. I ran throughout high school and college, attending Washington University in St. Louis, where I was a 7-time All-American and was fortunate enough to serve at the captain of the DIII XC National Champions team in 2011. After college, I attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, where I volunteer coached with the Penn cross country and track teams, an incredibly rewarding experience. My medical training brought me to Seattle, and I am currently completing my residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Washington. I heard about CNW from a friend, and started coming to workouts last year. It’s been an honor to get to know the CNW team, and I’m looking forward to competing with them this coming year!