Women running track event

Kate Van Buskirk


A Little More About Kate

Getting into the Sport:Outside Interests: Named as an Athlete Director of Athletics Canada in 2018… Hosts and produces the Shakeout Podcast… Ambassador for Fast and Female… Odds and Ends: Brampton Amateur Athlete of the Year in 2004… Sang Alto for the Duke Chorale and Chamber Choir… A tattoo on her torso reminds Van Buskirk to “Be Relentlessly Positive.” Her mantra is a tribute to a teammate from Duke University…

Notable International Results

Commonwealth Games: 2014 - BRONZE (1500m)

FISU Universiade: 2011 - 6th (1500m)

World Athletics Championships: 2013 - 18th (1500m)

World Athletics Championships (Indoor): 2018 - 10th (1500m)

NACAC Championships: 2018 - BRONZE (5000m)

Pan American Championships (junior): 2005 - 5th (800m)

World Cross Country Championships (U20): 2006 - 44th; 2005 - 57th

NACAC Cross Country Championships: 2006 - GOLD