Unsponsored Sara Vaughn reaches elite of U.S. Milers
"When you get to that level, equipment and a salary is always nice, to free up money for things like massage. (But) the upside of not having a shoe contract is that it gives her the freedom to do things the way she sees fit."
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
Darkness is descending and a chill is in the air as Brent and Sara Vaughn gather up their three children and head from their large backyard into their new-to-them east Boulder home this late summer evening.
The family is just back from London, where Sara made the semifinals of the World Championships 1500 meters, running 4:04.56, a personal record by more than two seconds and one of the fastest U.S. times of the year.
It was a good World Championships for CU, as Emma Coburn took the gold in the steeplechase and Jenny Simpson silver in the 1500 meters or metric Mile.
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