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.

To date she has an astounding 52 podium finishes including 23 wins at distances through 70.3. In 2017 (through 9/4/17), she has won four major Olympic distance races: St. Anthony’s Tri, Escape from Alcatraz, the New York City Triathlon, and the Des Moines Escape Triathlon.