Sara Vaughn

Birthday: 03/16/86 Mile PR: 4:21.7 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:04.56 - 2017
High School: Gering HS
Hometown: Gering, NE
College: University of Colorado '08
Current Residence: Boulder, CO

At the 2017 USA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Sara Vaughn finished a surprising third in 4:07.85 to punch her Team USA ticket to London for the World Championships.

Vaughn won the 2014 Camel City Indoor Mile, clocking an event and North Carolina indoor state record of 4:35.07, and she finished runner-up in the inaugural BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014. The NCAA All-American at the University of Colorado was third at the inaugural USA 1 Mile Road Championships in 2009.

FUN FACT: Husband Brent is also a national class runner, and together, they are raising three daughters.

FUN FACT II: Sara sells real estate in Boulder, Colorado.

@momvaughn

News

21 Women Who Are Transforming The World Through Running

November 16, 2017

Three Mile athletes, Gabe Grunewald, Sara Vaughn & Dominique Scott, in the Game Changers 2017 list

By Bethany Mavis, Caitlyn Pilkington, Meghan Roos & Rebecca Warren, Women's Running

When Gabe Grunewald crossed the finish line at the USA Outdoor Championships this past June, the other 1500...

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Unsponsored Sara Vaughn reaches elite of U.S. Milers

September 19, 2017

"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."

By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera

Darkness is descending and a chill...

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Sara Vaughn, Boulder mother of three, savors feat of qualifying for World Championships

July 01, 2017

“We had moments where we didn’t really have enough money to pay for food. It’s like 10 years of hard work after college going into that moment.”

By John Meyer, The Denver Post

BOULDER — Capturing major life events within the limited constraints of Twitter posts isn’t easy, but a pair over the...

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Sara Vaughn Steals Our Hearts and the Internet Goes Wild

June 27, 2017

After a stunning USA Championships 1500m race, her friends and fans took to Twitter to celebrate her tenacity.

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

When the women’s 1500 meters was finishing on Saturday afternoon at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, the television...

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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Sara Vaughn competes on a shoestring, but that didn’t keep her out of the World Indoor Track & Field

March 28, 2012

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Beaverton resident Sara Vaughn (right) pictured here at last winter's U.S. Open indoor meet in Madison Square Garden.
Sara Vaughn scrambled onto Team USA for this year's World Indoor Track & Field Championships in Istanbul.

Now we'll see what the 25-year-old mother...

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