Tim Broe (born June 20, 1977, in Peoria, Illinois[1]) is a retired American long-distance runner.[2] He reached the 5000 meters final at the 2004 Summer Olympics finishing eleventh. Tim competed collegiately for the University of Alabama where his 3,000m steeplechase record still stands. He is a cross country running and track and field coach. In his second year of coaching Wellesley High School boys cross country, the team won the MIAA Division State Cross Country Championships.[3]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 16th (h) 3000 m 8:09.37
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 11th 3000 m s'chase 8:23.07
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 5th 3000 m s'chase 8:20.75
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th 5000 m 13:33.06
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 26th (h) 5000 m 13:51.17

Also won the USA Cross Country 4K Championship in 2000 & 2001.[4]

Personal bests



Personal life

Tim Broe had aspirations of becoming a professional fisherman.[5]


  1. ^ USATF profile
  2. ^ Tim Broe at World Athletics Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Band of Broe-thers: Wellesley High XC boys win first state title". 20 November 2016.
  4. ^ "USA Track & Field | Events".
  5. ^ "Tim Broe and the Misfits of Michigan". 7 August 2013.