Susanna Sullivan

Pursuing Excellence
Falls Church, VA University of Notre Dame Arlington, VA

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Having a full-time career and pursuing excellence in distance running requires some serious juggling. I am inspired by my teammates who do it every day and help me maintain perspective as I strive to be the best teacher and athlete I can be. Thank you for joining me on this journey!


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Susanna Sullivan

When you think of the Capital Beltway, moving quickly is not normally the first thing that comes to mind. Unless you are Susanna Sullivan. As a standout performer at George Mason High School in Falls Church, VA, she would garner All-State honors in both cross country and track, winning the Virginia State Championships in the 1600m and 3200. She would then go on to Notre Dame, and though she would be hampered by injuries, she still recorded personal bests of 16:56 for 5k and 36:13 for 10k, all while earning degrees…

About Susanna

  • Coach: George Buckheit

My Favorite Quote:

NOW this is the law of the jungle, as old and as true as the sky,
And the wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the wolf that shall break it must die.


As the creeper that girdles the tree trunk, the law runneth forward and back;
For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.


~ Rudyard Kipling

RT @RunWashington: Racing the U.S. 10k championships tonight, starting at 10:30: @HHSPrideSports's @KelatiWeini, @HoyasTrackXC's @emily_inf…

RT @CitiusMag: Susanna Sullivan does it all alone! 💁‍♀️ 15:29.02 to win the Penn Relays 5000m in a nine second PB ✨ 📸: Johnny Zhang https…