Laura Thweatt

Laura Thweatt USA

Laura Thweatt had a monumental 26.2-mile debut at the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, placing seventh overall, and running a sub-2:30 performance. Thweatt was also the top American female finisher. She shaved nearly three minutes off of her personal best in her next marathon apperance, finishing sixth at the Virgin Money London Marathon last spring. 

The University of Colorado alum continued her top-10 performance streak in New York City by placing seventh at the 2016 NYRR Millrose Games 5,000 meters and sixth at the 2016 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K. She took her talents across the pond the following year, finishing sixth in the London Marathon with a time of 2:25:38.

Prior to her first marathon appearance, Thweatt found success on the cross country course. The Colorado native captured the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships title in 2013 and 2014, and followed with another win, this time at the USA Cross Country Championships in 2015, hosted in Boulder.

  • Date of Birth Dec 17, 1988
  • Age 30
  • Gender Female
  • Country USA
  • Residence Boulder, CO, USA

RACE HISTORY

Career Highlights

Year Event Time PLACE
2017 London Marathon  2:25:38 6th
 2016  U.S. Olympic Trials 10,000m 32:26.21  5th
 2016  Stanford Invitational 10,000m  31:52:94   1st
 2015 USATF 15K Championships   50:50   2nd
 2014  USATF National Club Cross Country Championships (8K) 19:15   1st
 2014  USA Indoor Track & Field Championships 3000m 9:30.52  6th
 2013 USA Cross Country Championships  27:30   14th
 2013  USA Outdoor Track & Field Championship 16:12.94   14th

NYRR RACE HISTORY

Year Event Place Time
2019 2019 NYRR New York Mini 10K 5 0:32:43
2018 2018 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K 4 0:32:22
2016 2016 UAE Healthy Kidney 10K 6 0:33:20
2015 TCS New York City Marathon 2015 7 2:28:23
2014 Oakley New York Mini 10K 2014 7 0:32:37

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