Turquoise Burroughs

Faith Based Competitor
Moreno Valley, CA UCLA Westwood, CA

Everyday part, every second, every aspect of one's life is about choices. Choose to be Great, & by Great I mean YOU! One can only separate themselves from others as an individual if if they first recognize themselves as such. #pressforward #teamturquoise #chooseup #chooseyou *enjoy me, as i have chosen to*

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USATF Foundation and Foundation Grantees, Heather Miller-Koch and Turquoise Thompson bring Run With US! to Olympic Day in Chula Vista, California
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Turquoise Burroughs

A native of SoCal, Turquoise attended Long Beach Poly and Junipero Serra high schools prior to UCLA, where she earned a degree in Sociology, minoring in Education. While competing for the Bruins, was a two-time All-American and consistently ranked top five in the NCAA. Between her junior and senior years, Turquoise was a finalist at the 2012 Olympic Trials, finishing sixth.


A lifelong athlete, Turquoise's first love is track and field and will always hold a special place in her heart. Off the track, she…

About Turquoise

  • Coach: Bobby Kersee
  • Agent: Chris Layne
  • Training hurdles: Anxiety/Depression, Asthma, Back, Hamstring, and Knee Problems
  • Special skills: Child Program Leadership, Personal Training, and Public Speaking

Team Turquoise:

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Read about what myself and my fellow runners love about our sport: Our Valentine’s Day Crush https://t.co/Tg56YscKsQ