About Lauren


Name: Lauren Goss
Birthday: 26 January 1988
Current location: Boulder, CO
Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC
Height: 5’6
Weight: 120 lbs
Pre race ritual: Beet juice!

Lauren Goss grew up as a swimmer. She attended Clemson University (BS in Biological Sciences, 2010), and during that time did her first triathlon in July of 2009 in Charleston, South Carolina. Less than a year later, she earned her pro license in March of 2010 at the Collegiate National Championships and was named the 2010 Under-23 Athlete of the Year by USA Triathlon. She immediately began earning wins at 5150, Rev3, and IRONMAN 70.3 races. Lauren has appeared on the cover of Triathlete magazine and topped the Best of 2014 Run photos at Slowtwitch. She lives in Boulder, Colorado where she trains with Simon Lessing and Boulder Coaching.

In her professional career through 2016, she has had 20 wins (9 of them in 2015-2016) and 46 podium finishes. In 2016, she returned to IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador and Challenge San Gil to win both of those races for the second straight year. She also won IRONMAN 70.3 Cartagena.