2017 COMPETITIONS AND APPEARANCES
ELK RUN 5K
Date: September 30, 2017
Location: Crested Butte, Colorado
Event: Kara's USATF Teammate, 2017 World Champion Steeplechaser Emma Coburn, hosted a charity 5K in her hometown, and Kara decided to run! Training for an endurance event all September was out of her comfort zone, but overall a great experience for a good cause, with amazing views and company! See Kara's photos on Instagram.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Date: September 24-28
Location: Estes Park, Colorado
Event: Family time and elk watching in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Date: September 21-24, 2017
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park
Event: Russ and Kara traversed the section of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail that winds through RMNP. Head to Kara's Instagram to see more photos!
Date: All Fall!
Location: Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center and surrounding venues
Event: Kara has the privilege of representing the USOC at various functions on Training Center property as well as in beautiful locations around the Springs.
Date: August 26, 2017
Location: Lappeenranta, Finland
Event: Kara won the Lappeenranta Games, a small competition in the motherland of javelin throwing, with a 60-meter throw in rainy, fifty-degree weather.
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Date: August 14-21, 2017
Location: Dukla Praha
Event: Training and fun in a gorgeous new place!
IMG ACADEMY THROWS CHALLENGE
Date: May 7, 2017
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Event: A throw of 61.32m got Kara the victory at this small, fun competition funded by USA Track and Field's high performance division. It's always fun to have a meet with just throwers!
FALCON MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSEMBLY
Date: April 3, 2017 Location: Falcon, CO Event: Kara was invited to inspire the students to do their best as the school kicked off a week of