Richie Boulet


Events: 5000, 1500, Mile

Height: 5-10

Weight: 135

PRs: 1,500m 3:37.46 (1997); 5,000m 13:38.37 (1999)

Born: June 14, 1973, in Kentfield, Calif.

Current Residence: Oakland, Calif.

High School: Drake HS, San Anselmo, Calif. '91

College: Cal-Berkeley '96

Coach: Jeff Johnson

Agent: Peter Stubbs

Club: New Balance

Career Highlights: 2nd 1998 U.S. Indoor mile, 3rd 1999 and 2000; 5th in 1500 at 1998 U.S. Outdoor nationals.

Class salutatorian in high school, Boulet was the first Cal athlete to win All-America honors in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor trackearned his degree in forestrytrained during the winter at altitude at Big Bear, Californiaworks part-time at a running store in Oaklandalso coaches at Drake High School, his alma materdespite having solid success in the 5,000, he said he's a confirmed miler: "I have never felt comfortable at 5K. It feels more natural for me to race at 58-59 seconds a lap than at 63-65 seconds a lap."

2000: Placed 3rd at USA Indoorsbest of 3:57.00 indoors.

1999: Placed 3rd in mile at USA Indoors (4:05.46)10th in 1500m (3:44.47) at USA Outdoorsunranked by T&FNbests of 3:41.53, 3:58.35 (3:57.89 indoors) and 13:38.37.

1998: 2nd in USA Indoors mile (3:56.85)3rd in mile at Prefontaine Classic (3:53.26 PR)5th in 1500 at USA Outdoors (3:39.56)ranked #4 in U.S. in 1500 by T&FNbests of 3:37.20 and 13:48.80.

1997: 4th in 3000 at USA Indoors (7:56.48)5th in 5000 at USA Outdoors (14:00.19)14th in 5000 at World University Games (14:31.43)47th in USA XC Champsranked #7 in U.S. at 5000, #10 in U.S. at 1500 by T&FNbests of 3:37.46 and 13:39.55.

1996: Won Mountain Pacific Indoor mile (4:09.72)11th in NCAA Indoors 3000 (8:15.59)won 1500 at Pac-10 (3:43.56); 4th in 5000 (14:23.62)5th in 5000 at NCAA Outdoors(13:54.96)18th in USA XC Champsbests of 3:43.56 and 13:49.47.

1995: Won Mountain Pacific Indoor mile (4:05.52)2nd in NCAA Indoors 3000 (8:06.92)3rd in Pac-10 XC8th in District VIII XCbests of 3:46.99 and 14:19.61.

1994: Won Mountain Pacific Indoor mile (4:07.56)5th in 3000 in NCAA Indoors (8:01.20)won 1500 (3:43.24) at Cal-Nevada meetwon 1500 (3:48.12) at Pac-108th in 5000 at NCAA Outdoors(14:30.40) bests of 3:43.01 and 13:55.56.

1993: Won Mountain Pacific Indoor mile (4:12.40)4th in 1500 (3:46.14) at Pac-1033rd in NCAA XC Champsbests of 3:44.83 and 14:38.34.

1992: Bests of 3:45.87 and 14:49.52.

1991: 5th in California HS state 1600.