Sara Slattery joined the Buff Club staff in January of 2010 as an assistant staff liaison to the Alumni C-Club and is responsible for organizing general C-Club events and communicating with various donors for the university.
Slattery is no stranger to the University of Colorado as she was a 10-time All-American as a member of the cross country and track & field teams. Slattery is a two-time national champion as well, winning the indoor 5,000-meter run title in 2003 and the outdoor 10k in 2005. She was also a member of two NCAA Cross Country Championship winning teams in 2000 and 2004. While at CU, Slattery set four school records in the mile (4:40.35), 3k (9:07.16), 5k (15:39.25) and the outdoor 5k (15:24.97).
Following her outstanding collegiate career, Slattery turned pro. She won the 2006 Bolder Boulder and also took top honors in the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2008 USATF 8k Road Championship. Slattery is currently running for NIKE.
Slattery completed her undergraduate work in economics in the fall of '03 and earned her master's in education in '05. She was a member of the Dean's List, Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the Academic All-Big 12 first team.
The former Sara Gorton was born on Oct. 2, 1981 in Phoenix. She lettered in swimming, cross country and track & field; earning 10 state titles. She married former CU All-American and U.S. National Steeplechase Champion Steve Slattery in January of 2004. The couple currently resides in Boulder.