Tyler Van Dooren

Age: 28
Events: Track (1500 thru 5k), XC, Road (5k thru 10k)
Hometown: Bellingham WA
College competed for: None

Strava Profile

Personal Bests

800: 1:58

1500: 3:58

Mile: 4:16

3K: 8:32

5K: 14:42

8K: 25:06

10K: 32:02 (XC)

Half: 68:15

Career Highlights

2019 Labor Day Half, 68:15, 5th Place

2019 Portland Track 5k, 14:42

2019 Beat the Bridge 8k, 25:06

2018 Club Nationals, 10k, 32:44, 169th

2018 Dempsey Mile, 4:16

2017 XC Club Nationals 10k, 32:30, 161st

2017 Ralph Vernaccia 1500, 3:58

2016 XC Club Nationals 10k, 32:32, 148th

2016 Portland Track Festival 3k, 8:32

2015 XC Club Nationals, 10K, 32:53, 194th place

2014 XC Club Nationals, 10K, 32:30, 215th place


 Coffman Engineers

Volunteer Work

CNW President

CNW Men’s Team Captain

Portland Track Festival Seattle Captain


I began my running career at Sehome High at the beginning of the school’s current trend of 2A dominance. Luckily for me (or unluckily), my high school contained many runners that were much faster than I was, instilling my drive for constant improvement to make varsity. This drive allowed me to finally make the state team my senior year, where we won the school’s second boys state championship. This drive continued throughout my college years at the University of Washington. During my time at UW I had the goal to walk on to the team, but was never able to do it. However, looking for a team experience like I had in high school, I was able to find Club Northwest during my junior year of college. Since joining, I have been able to represent the club for five years at Club XC Nationals as well as PR in every event I have run. I continue to strive to make more club teams and run faster times.