Emily Richards

Professional Track Runner for HOKA ONE ONE
Delaware, OH Ohio Northern University Ada, OH

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Emily Richards

"I ran for a Division III college program, which helped develop me from a middle-tier sprinter to an elite-caliber middle distance runner." Born and raised in central Ohio, Emily Richards attended Rutherford B Hayes High School where she specialized mostly in the sprints, ranging in the 100m to 400m, finishing her senior season by competing at the state champsionship in the 400m. After high school, Emily attended Ohio Northern University, where, under the guidance of her new coach, would transition to…

About Emily

  • Coach: Jason Maus
  • Agent: Chris Layne
  • Favorite foods: Pizza!
  • Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad
  • Favorite movie: The β€˜Burbs
  • Dream vacation: Visit the hobbit holes in New Zealand
  • Favorite place to compete: King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium
  • Favorite holiday: All of them! I go all-in on holidays from cooking elaborate meals to organizing egg hunts to shopping for the perfect gifts. I love having a special day to look forward to and to break up the monotony of the day-to-day
  • I most enjoy competing against: Competitors who push me to be my best on the track and who can celebrate success with me at the finish line, regardless of outcome
  • After competition indulgence: Anything sweet. I love a good post-race milkshake!


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Emily Richards After 8th Place in 2017 USATF 800m Final

Fastest 800m In DIII History!

RT @DOCMausXCTRK: Semi Final Day!! Congratulations on earning the opportunity to race again tonight. Good luck Emily! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ πŸ»β€β„ https://t.c…

RT @ChrisChavez: How it started How it’s going https://t.co/w2A4AlluIs