Heather Gollnick

DOB: 3/9/70
Residence: Lynchburg, VA



Heather has been involved in endurance sports her entire life. She has inspired many as a racer, coach, motivational speaker and author. Heather raced as a professional triathlete for 10 years, winning 5 Ironman competitions. She loved racing the long distance events and did 37 Ironmans, 13 of which were the Hawaiian Ironman World Championships. Heather’s first experience with mud running/OCR was on the NBC Spartan TV show; from that first day she was hooked!


Significant OCR Accomplishments

  • 2018 13 elite podiums at 48 years old
  • 2017-18 Masters Athlete of the Year (Mud Run Guide)
  • 2016 Spartan Masters World Champion


Fun Facts

  • Liberty University head men’s and women’s triathlon coach
  • Has 3 kids attending Liberty University
  • You would never know she is almost 50 as she acts like a kid at heart


Favorite Quote

“I can do all things thru him who gives me strength.” -Phil 4:13

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