Born, raised and educated in Michigan, Lara (nee Gall), will be a crowd favorite as she returns to her home state to compete in the women’s 800m. Lara, a 2012 U.S Olympian, now resides in Corvallis, Oregon and serves as volunteer assistant coach for the Oregon State University track team.
High School – Grand Blanc, Michigan
College – University of Michigan
Personal Best – 800m 1:59.24
Achievements – 2012 Olympic Semi-Finalist 800m, 2 time NCAA 800m champion