Kara Goucher is a three-time NCAA champion, two-time Olympian, winner of the silver medal at the 2007 World Championships in the 10,000 meters, and a podium finisher at the Boston and New York Marathons. She created and cohosted the Clean Sport Collective Podcast which promoted fair play in sports and cohosts the podcast Nobody Asked Us with Des and Kara. She is also an author and has written three books: Kara Goucher’s Running for Women: From First Steps to Marathons, Strong: A Runner’s Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You, and The Longest Race: Inside the Secret World of Abuse, Doping, and Deception on Nike’s Elite Running Team.
Goucher is a graduate of the University of Colorado and is currently the lead distance analyst for NBC, calling major marathons, road races, World Championships, and other track & field events. She also serves in an advisory role and designer for clothing company Oiselle and shoe company Altra. She continues to tell the stories of elite athletes and advocate for clean and safe sport.