Serena Burla

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Serena Burla
Personal information
Born (1982-09-27) September 27, 1982 (age 38)
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Country United States

Serena Burla (born September 27, 1982) is an American track and field athlete from St. Louis, specializing in long-distance running events.[1]

In college, Burla was a two-time Big 12 Conference runner-up for the Missouri Tigers.[2]

Burla competed in the 2009 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships where she finished 16th (upgraded from 17th place after suspension of Inga Abitova).[3][4]

Burla won the 2013 USA Half Marathon Championships (held as part of the Houston Half Marathon).[5]

At the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, Burla placed 10th in the marathon with a time of 2:31:06.

Burla ran a Marathon PR of 2:26:53 to finish 4th in the 2017 Osaka Women's Marathon.


  1. ^ By GINA KOLATAMARCH 18, 2011 (2011-03-18). "A Distance Runner Regains Her Stride After Radical Cancer Surgery - The New York Times". Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  2. ^ Lobby, Mackenzie (2014-04-18). "espnW - Serena Burla looks for strong finish at 2014 Boston Marathon after cancer caused her to lose part of hamstring". Retrieved 2017-02-26.
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  4. ^ "IAAF Athlete Doping List (Updated 4/4/13)". Eightlane. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
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