Josette Norris

Birthday: 12/15/95 Mile PR: 4:19.66 (road) – 2022
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:59.72 – 2021
High School: Tenafly HS ‘14
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ
College: North Carolina / Georgetown University ‘19
Current Residence: Charlottesville, VA

Josette Norris, a rising star, finished runner-up in the 2022 Wanamaker Mile with a PR 4:20.81, #3 U.S. woman indoors all-time, and also runner-up in the USA Indoor 1500m (4:06.13). In March, she placed 5th in the 1500m (4:04.71) at the World Indoor Championships, and in July, she won the Guardian Mile, clocking the fastest women's Mile on Ohio soil, 4:19.66 (4:20).

In 2021, Norris produced a breakout year, winning races and setting numerous personal records, including in the 1500 meters (3:59.72, #9 U.S. all-time), Mile (4:31.39, indoors, and 4:22.71, outdoors) and 5000m (14:51.32). In August, she won the Sir Walter Miler in 4:25.92, a PR (her first sub-4:30).

After transferring from North Carolina, Norris competed for Georgetown University, earning All-American 5000m honors in 2019.

At Tenafly High School, she won four New Jersey state titles in cross country and track combined.

FUN FACT: Norris is engaged to 2016 Rio Olympian Robby Andrews.

Photo credit: Kevin Morris

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News

Purrier St. Pierre, Hoare Capture WHOOP Wanamaker Mile Titles

January 29, 2022

Nine men go sub-4 with veteran Willis clocking sub-4 for record 20th consecutive year

From Millrose Games media

NEW YORK - Both the WHOOP Wanamaker Mile races lived up to their expectations Saturday afternoon during the 114th Millrose Games at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

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How Josette Norris Rebounded from a Disappointing Trials to Run a Huge PR

July 21, 2021

"To bounce back after a disappointing Trials is just a testament to who she is and how much he loves the sport.”

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

Almost a month after finishing eighth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, Josette Norris raced on the track again—and she...

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