Sarah Thorsett

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Sarah ("Renk") Thorsett (born March 18, 1970) is a retired female middle distance runner from the United States, who competed in the 1990s for her Alma Mater, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and for the United States. As a collegiate runner, she was a six time All American, and a member of two national champion 4x800 meter relay teams.[1] She was the winner of the women's 1,500 meters race at the 1995 Pan American Games, and set her personal best time in that event (4:05.87) on 1996-07-10 at a meet in Nice, France. She twice competed as a member of her national team at World Championship events. She was inducted into the USA Track and Field Minnesota Hall of Fame in 2007.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
1994 US National Championships Knoxville, Tennessee 4th 1500 m
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 1st 1500 m
US National Championships Sacramento, California 3rd 1500 m
1996 US National Championships Atlanta, Georgia 5th 1500 m
1997 US National Championships Indianapolis, Indiana 3rd 1500 m
1998 US National Championships New Orleans, Louisiana 8th 1500 m