Taryn Rawlings

Birthday: 04/17/96 Mile PR: 4:20.57 (road) - 2022
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:05.02 - 2021
High School: Wilsonville HS '14
Hometown: Wilsonville, OR
College: University of Portland '19
Current Residence: San Diego, CA

Team: Golden Coast Track Club

Taryn Rawlings, a rising U.S. star, won the 2022 Sunset Tour Mile in a track personal record of 4:24.95, and later in July, she finished second at the Guardian Mile, clocking a swift 4:21 (4:20.57) on the roads.

In July 2021, Taryn won Sunset Tour Mile in 4:28.93, her first sub-4:30 (#85 U.S. woman).

Rawlings was a 5-time All-American at the University of Portland.

At Wilsonville High School, she won three Oregon state track titles, 800 meters twice and 1500 meters.

Photo credit: Kevin Morris



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