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Will Geoghegan

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Will Geoghegan
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 27)
Brunswick, Maine
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Sport
SportTrack
Event(s)1500 meters, mile, 5000 meters
College teamDartmouth College, University of Oregon
Turned pro2015
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Mile: 3:56.24[1]
5000m: 13:17.85[1]
Updated on May 7th, 2019.

Will Geoghegan (born July 15, 1992) is a professional distance runner who specializes in the mile and 5000 meters.

Running career[edit | edit source]

High school[edit | edit source]

Geoghegan attended Brunswick High School in Brunswick, Maine, where he competed in cross country and track and field. In 2010, Geoghegan was the first athlete to be named Maine High School Athlete of the Year by the Maine Sunday Telegram in three different sports (cross country, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field) after winning 7 individual state titles in one academic year.[2]

Collegiate[edit | edit source]

Geoghegan attended and ran track at Dartmouth College, where he set the Ivy League record in the mile run with a time of 3:58.04.[3] After graduating from Dartmouth in 2014, Geoghegan used his final year of NCAA eligibility as a graduate transfer at the University of Oregon.[4] While at Oregon, Geoghegan was named an NCAA Division I All-American, and helped the Ducks to NCAA titles in both indoor and outdoor track and field.[5][6]

Post-collegiate[edit | edit source]

After completing his NCAA eligibility and advancing to the final of the 1500 meters at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Geoghegan signed a professional contract with Nike.[7]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Will GEOGHEGAN - Athlete Profile". IAAF.
  2. "Portland Press Herald: Sports Digest, June 23, 2010". June 23, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  3. "Bring Back the Mile: Will Geoghegan Sets Ivy League, Dartmouth Mile Records". January 25, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  4. Chris Chavez (April 2, 2014). "Will Geoghegan to Oregon". Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  5. Ken Goe (April 10, 2015). "One-and-done transfer Will Geoghegan makes an impact for Oregon in the distances/". Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  6. "2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field All-Americans Announced". June 15, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  7. "Oregon's Will Geoghegan Signs with Nike". June 26, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2019.

External links[edit | edit source]


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