Tara Welling

Professional distance runner for Skechers and member of High Performance West
Tucson, AZ Loyola Marymount University Portland, OR

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Thanks to my fans for supporting me throughout the years and joining me on my path to making my first Olympic Team

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Tara Welling on Racing Through Pregnancy and Post-Pro Running Career
Tara Welling Shares Her Experiences Regarding Weight as a Member of the Nike Oregon Project
‘This Doesn’t Sound Legal’: Inside Nike’s Oregon Project

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Tara Welling

Tara Welling (formerly Erdmann) attended Flowing Wells High School in Tucson, AZ prior to Loyola Marymount University, where she earned a degree in Liberal Arts and Education, with a concentration in Math. While competing for LMU, Tara was a six-time All-American (two each in XC, indoor, and outdoor) and was named the LMU Female Athlete of the Year her final season. Following her collegiate career, Tara joined the Nike Oregon Project, however now competes for the Skechers Elite Team.

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About Tara

  • Coach: Scott Guerrero, Jon Marcus
  • Training group: High Performance West
  • Favorite foods: Kale Taco Salad, dark chocolate, wine & Happy Hour with friends
  • Hobbies: jigsaw puzzles, holiday crafts, reading, and hiking
  • Favorite TV show: The Amazing Race (my husband's and I dream), Survivor, The Bachelor/Bachelorette, Jeopardy!

Hero Image courtesy of Kevin Morris Photographer

Team Tara:

2016 Gate River Run in Jacksonville from RUNNING National Broadcast Series

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So stressed! Do I watch indoors, March Madness or Nadal ?!🏃🏽🏀🎾