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Colleen De Reuck

Colleen De Reuck

Event: Distance
Height: 5-5
Weight: 104
PR: 10,000m - 31:16 (1996); Half Marathon - 1:08:38 (1989); Marathon - 2:26:35 (1996)
Born: 04/13/1964
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
Hometown:
High School: Stanger HS (Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa) '81
College: University of Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape, South Africa) '85
Coach: Darren De Reuck
Agent: Bob Gordan
Sponsor:
Club: Colorado Racing Club
2009 was a great year for De Reuck as she won the USA 20 km Championships in 1:07:21, placed 2nd at the USA Marathon Championship in 2:32:37 and was the Masters Athlete of the Year after winning the US 20 km Championship. A veteran runner, De Reucks extensive international experience has made her a leader for Team USA. De Reuck made her first Team USA appearance at the 2002 World Cross Country Championships in Dublin, Ireland, where she finished third overall (27:17) and help lead Team USA to a silver medal. At the 2003 World XC Championships she earned a team bronze and was 8th individually. A four-time Olympian from South Africa, De Reuck became a U.S. citizen on December 11, 2000, just after finishing 31st at the 2000 Olympic Games in the marathon (2:36:58) she also competed in the 1992 Olympic Marathon, where she finished 9th overall (2:39:03). In 1996, she competed in the 10,000m race at the Atlanta Olympic Games where she finished 13th (32:14.69). The former world record holder at 10 miles (51:16 Cherry Blossom) and 20km (1:05:11 New Haven) she is married to Darren De Reuck who is also her coach. They have a daughter, Tasmin.
2011: 6th at the USA 25 km Championships (1:31:06)
2010: 9th at the USA 20 km Championships (1:10:23)… 4th at the USA km Championships (50:51)
2009: 2nd at the USA Women’s Marathon Championships (2:32:37)… 1st at the USA 20 km Championships (1:07:21)… 3rd at the USA Half Marathon Championships (1:12:16)
2008: 6th at the Chicago Marathon (2:32:25)… 5th at the NIKE Half Marathon in New York (1:12:03)
2006: 5th at the NIKE Half Marathon (1:11:48)… 13th in the Chicago Marathon (2:33:18)
2005: USA XC 8 km champion (27:24)...13th at World XC (27:51), top U.S. finisher.
2004: Olympic Trials Marathon champion (2:28:25)39th at the Olympic Games (2:46:30)USA 8 km XC champion (26:16)USA 15 km champion (49:02)ranked #2 in the U.S. by T&FN... best of 2:28:25 & 26:16.
2003: 2nd at USA Cross Country Champs 8 km (29:42)8th at World XC Champs 8 km (26:49)USA Half-Marathon Champion (1:10:00)2nd at USA Marathon Championships (2:37:41)3rd at USA 15 km championships (49.30)bests of 1:10:00 & 2:37:41.
2002: Bronze medalist at IAAF World Cross Country 8 km (27:17) team silver medalist at World Cross Countrywon USA 7-Mile Champs (37:44) 2nd USA Cross Country 8km runner-up (26:46) 2nd at USA 5 km Champs (15:36) 4th USA 15km Champs (49:39)bests of 15:36 & 49:39. 
2001: USA 8km champion - Carolina 8km (26:16)won Arturo Barrios 10km (32:35) and Tufts Health Plan 10km for Women (32:10)finished 14th (3rd American) at New York City Marathon (2:35:31). 
2000: Won Crescent City Classic 10km (31:58), Examiner Bay to Breakers 12km (38:42), Steamboat Classic 4 Mile (20:05) and Quad-City Times Bix 7 (36:42)31st at Olympic Marathon (2:36:58). 
1999: 4th at Boston Marathon (2:27:54) and Chicago Marathon (2:27:30); won Steamboat Classic 4 Mile (20:10) and Azalea Trail 10km (32:36). 
1998: Won Nortel Cherry Blossom 10 Mile (51:16) and New Haven 20km (1:05:11) in world record times 2nd at Chicago Marathon (2:27:04) 5th at Boston Marathon (2:29:43). 
1997: Won Quad-City Times Bix 7 (37:34) 2nd at New York City Marathon (2:29:11) 3rd at Boston Marathon (2:28:03) 8th at World Championships 10,000m (32:03.61). 
1996: Won Berlin Marathon (2:26:35) 13th at Olympic 10,000m (32:14.69). 
1995: Won Honolulu Marathon (2:37:29). 
1994: No competitive record. 
1993: Won Carlsbad 5000m (15:20). 
1992: 9th at Olympic Marathon (2:39:03).
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