Emily is a long-distance runner competing for Team USA, specializing in the 5000m and 10,000m distances. She competed in the 2016 Olympic Games finishing 11th in the 10,000m distance. She is also a 2017 World Championship Finalist, a 2018 US XC Champion and has a World Ranking of #5 in the 10k. Most recently, Emily was a 2022 outdoor track finalist in the 5k.In university, Emily was a 9x State Champion in Ohio, an 11x All American, an NCAA Team Champion in XC and an NCAA Champion. In addition to Classroom Champions, Emily volunteers as a youth cross country coach as well as for Urban Gleaners, a non profit that packages and delivers food to schools and families in Portland.In her spare time, Emily loves to cook and has taken numerous cookie courses over the years. She also loves to hike and paddle board in the summer!