Event: 800m, 1,500m
PR: 800m - 2:01.12 (2007); 1,500m - 4:05.55 (2007); Mile - 4:28.99 (2006)
Current Residence: Haddon Heights, N.J.
High School: Haddonfield (Haddonfield, N.J.) HS '01
College: North Carolina '05
Coach: Frank Gagliano
At the 2008 Olympic Games, Donohue was eighth in heat 2 - by far the most tactical of the three - in 4:16.05. Donohue was sprinting to the finish when she knocked elbows with Nancy Langat of Kenya with 50 meters to go, after which she faded...Donohue qualified for her first Olympic Team after running a hard-fought race to finish as the runner-up in the women’s 1,500m at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials…After a standout career competing for the University of North Carolina, Donohue has established herself as a national name in the 800m and 1,500m. She finished third in 2007 at the AT&T USA Outdoors Championships in the 1,500m and 6th in 2006 in the 800m. Her 1,500m time of 4:05.55 ran at the KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden was the top time in America for the 2007 season…Donohue ended her career with the Tar Heels in 2005 by finishing 4th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m and was a NCAA East Regional and ACC Outdoor champion. She also finished 4th at NCAA Indoors and was the ACC Indoor 800m champion…In high school, was a two-time National Scholastic Outdoor mile champion, setting the national high school and meet record of 4:42 in 2001, and was twice the runner-up in the javelin…named New Jersey Athlete of the Year in 2001…Nike National Indoor mile champion in 2001.
2010: USA Outdoor 1,500m runner-up (4:13.87)...6th place finisher at World Indoor Championships (4:09.59).
2009:2nd at Sotteville-les-Rouen at 800m (2:03.47)...8th at Athens Grand Prix 1,500m (4:05.21PR).
2008: 8th in opening round at Olympic Games (4:16.05)...2nd at Olympic Trials in 1,500m (4:08.20)…8th at World Athletics Final (4:08.64)…4th in 1,500m at Nike Prefontaine Classic (4:07.65)…3rd at Reebok Grand Prix (2:02.04)…1st at adidas Track Classic (2:02.04)…ranked #2 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4:07.65.
2007: 3rd at US Outdoors 1,500m (4:08.22)…9th in semis at World Outdoors (4:16.41), 6th in heats (4:10.89)...1st in mile at Penn Relays (4:35.70)…2nd in 800m at Naimette-Xhovemont (2:01.12PR)…1st at Heusden 1,500m (4:05.55PR).…ranked #3 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4:05.55.
2006: 6th at US Outdoors 800m (2:02.57)…ranked #9 in the U.S. at 800m by T&FN…bests of 2:02.57, 4:16.08, 4:28.99.
2005: 4th at NCAA Outdoors 1,500m (4:14.57)…NCAA East Regional 1,500m champion (4:22.32)…ACC Outdoor champion 800m (2:09.06) and 1,500m runner-up (4:20.57)…10th at USA Outdoors 1,500m (4:15.53)…4th at NCAA Indoors mile (4:42.59)…ACC Indoor 800m champion (2:10.98)…bests of 2:05.47, 4:14.57, 4:40.38i.
2004: 11th at NCAA Outdoors 1,500m (4:34.30)…3rd at ACC Outdoors 800m (2:09.43), 4th in 1,500m (4:20.53) and 5th in javelin (41.15m/135-0)…ACC Indoor mile runner-up (4:48.63)…bests of 2:09.43, 4:16.78, 135-0 (JT).
2003: 3rd at ACC Outdoors 1,500m (4:20.08) and 6th in 800m (2:09.56)…bests of 4:19.09, 4:42.99i.
2002: 5th at ACC Outdoors 800m (2:08.51)…bests of 2:08.51, 4:20.72, 4:43.95i.
2001: National Scholastic mile champion (4:42.96), runner-up in the javelin (41.96m/141-11)…Nike Indoor National champion (4:51.15)
2000: 3rd in mile (4:53.63), 2nd in javelin (41.70m/136-10) at National Scholastic Champs.
1999: National Scholastic mile champion (4:48.68).