Sarah Crouch

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Sarah Crouch
Personal information
Born (1989-08-22) August 22, 1989 (age 29)
Hockinson, WA
ResidenceFlagstaff, Arizona
Height1.6 m (5 ft 3 in)
WebsiteSarah's Website
CountryUnited States
SportTrack, long-distance running
Event(s)Marathon, Half marathon, 5000 meters, 10,000 meters
College teamWestern Washington Vikings
Turned pro2011
Coached bySteve Magness

Sarah Crouch (born 22 August 1989) is an American long-distance runner. Sarah is a contender for Team USA in the marathon.[1] Sarah was a thirteen-time NCAA Division II All-American in cross country and Track and field as a Western Washington Vikings and a 2011 NCAA Division II National Champion in the 10,000m. Crouch started running professionally with ZAP-Reebok fresh out of college. In one of her first races as a professional runner, she finished fifth at the U.S. 10 Mile Championships. In 2011, she made her marathon debut in New York and qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, and in 2012, she qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 10,000m.[2]


In college, Sarah Porter was a 13-time All-American for Western Washington University.[3][4] Sarah tied a NCAA record and made a school-record 12 national appearances during her four-year career - four each in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. [5] [6]


Crouch finished 7th at the 2014 Chicago Marathon.[7]

Crouch finished 9th at the 2016 Chicago Marathon in 2:33:48.[8][9][10] She finished 11th at the 2016 Boston Marathon.[11]

Crouch previously trained in Blowing Rock, North Carolina with Zap Elite training group.[12][13]

Sarah Crouch was the top American woman in Chicago at 2018 Chicago Marathon after training with her sisters, Georgia Porter (Western Colorado University alumna)[14] & Shannon Porter (Saint Martin's University alumna[15]) who are all sponsored by 361˚.[16]

Sarah had a benign tumor removed from her quad in September - a few weeks before 2018 Chicago Marathon.[17]

Year Record Event Venue Place Time
2018 2018 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago 9th 2:32:37
Houston Marathon Marathon Houston 7th 2:35:22
2017 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Half Marathon San Antonio 2nd 1:16:29
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Half Marathon Las Vegas 2nd 1:18:25
2017 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago 13th 2:38:27
Houston Marathon Marathon Houston 5th 2:38:37
2016 2016 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago 9th 2:33:48
New Haven Road Race 20 km New Haven, Connecticut 6th 1:09:06
2016 Boston Marathon Marathon Boston 11th 2:37:36
New York Half Marathon Half Marathon New York 13th 1:16:36
2015 2015 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago 12th 2:32:51
USA Half Marathon Championships Half Marathon Houston 13th 1:12:51
Tallahassee Marathon Marathon Tallahassee, Florida 1st 2:46:59
2014 Chicago Marathon Marathon Chicago 6th 2:32:44
Bolder Boulder 10 km Boulder, Colorado 1st 35:12
Peachtree Road Race 10 km Atlanta 14th 33:30
2013 USA Half Marathon Championships Half Marathon Duluth, Minnesota 12th 1:13:34
2011 2011 New York Marathon Marathon New York 22nd 2:44:25


  1. ^ "Sarah Crouch: Feel This Moment". CTolleRun. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  2. ^ NBC profile
  3. ^ "Hockinson's Crouch second U.S. finisher in women's Boston Marathon". The Columbian. 2016-04-18. Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  4. ^ "Sarah Porter 2010-11 WWU Female Athlete of the Year". Western Washington University Vikings Track & Field Home. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  5. ^ "Sarah Porter Western Washington University results". Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  6. ^ "Sarah Porter Western Washington University XC results". Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  7. ^ "How Did The American Women Run At The 2014 Chicago Marathon?". Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  8. ^ "Chicago Marathon 2016 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers". 2016-10-09. Retrieved 2016-10-09.
  9. ^ "2016 Chicago Marathon Reebok ad". Sarah Crouch instagram. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  10. ^ "2016 Sarah Crouch Reebok sponsor". Sarah Crouch twitter. Retrieved October 22, 2016.
  11. ^ The Bellingham Herald (2016-04-18). "WWU alum Crouch second-fastest U.S. woman in Boston Marathon". Bellingham Herald. Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  12. ^ Strout, Erin (2016-04-15). "Boston Marathon Gives Sarah Crouch New Perspective | Runner's World". Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  13. ^ Bellino, Meg. "After Magical 2014, Sarah Crouch Runs Chicago Marathon for Cameron Bean". FloTrack. Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  14. ^ Georgia Porter Western Colorado University All-American
  15. ^ Shannon Porter
  16. ^ "Speedy sisters: Hockinson's Porters each earn All-America in NCAA-II indoor track". The Columbian. March 21, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  17. ^ "Sarah Crouch was the top American woman in Chicago after training with her sisters". LetsRun. October 2018. Retrieved October 14, 2018.

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