Aaron Braun


Aaron Braun (born May 28, 1987) is an American professional runner who has won several awards and medal on national and international events. Along with the achievements of other American runners, Braun is credited with igniting the running boom in the United States during the 2000s.

Aaron Braun was born and grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado. After earning his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from the Adams State College, Braun enrolled at State University of New York. He obtained a Master's Degree in Exercise Science in 2010.

Braun first achieved distinction by winning the 2009 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 10,000m run title during his senior year at Adams State College. He won his first U.S. national titles in 2012 in the 5,000m and 10,000m events. He also was the U.S. national Big Sur Half Marathon in 2016. Braun's big comeback came in the fall of 2017 when he ran the Chicago Marathon where he was 12th overall and the 3rd American.

Personal records

1500 Metres - 3:44.03
One Mile - 4:01.43
5000 Metres - 13:20.25
10,000 Metres - 27:41.54
5 Kilometres - 13:40
8 Kilometres - 23:11
10 Kilometres - 29:00
12 Kilometres - 34:14
15 Kilometres - 43:26
10 Miles Road - 47:10
Half Marathon - 1:01:38
25 Kilometres - 1:16:24
Marathon - 2:12:54