Josette Norris

Birthday: 12/15/95 Mile PR: 4:22.71 – 2021
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:59.72 – 2021
High School: Tenafly HS ‘14
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ
College: North Carolina / Georgetown University ‘19
Current Residence: Charlottesville, VA

Josette Norris, a rising star, has produced a breakout year in 2021 so far, winning races and setting numerous personal records, including in the 1500 meters (3:59.72, #9 U.S. all-time), Mile (4:31.39, indoors, and 4:25.92, outdoors) and 5000m (14:51.32). In August, she won the Sir Walter Miler in 4:25.92, a PR (her first sub-4:30) and world leader.

After transferring from North Carolina, Norris competed for Georgetown University, earning All-American 5000m honors in 2019.

At Tenafly High School, she won four New Jersey state titles in cross country and track combined.

FUN FACT: Norris is engaged to 2016 Rio Olympian Robby Andrews.

Photo credit: Kevin Morris



How Josette Norris Rebounded from a Disappointing Trials to Run a Huge PR

July 21, 2021

"To bounce back after a disappointing Trials is just a testament to who she is and how much he loves the sport.”

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

Almost a month after finishing eighth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, Josette Norris raced on the track again—and she...

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