Kieran Gallagher
Kieran Gallagher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Altos Hills, Calif.
High School: Gunn
Position: Middle Distance
Major: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Adams

Personal Bests
400 Meters - 1:01.95 (I)
800 Meters - 2:09.47 (I)
1,000 Meters - 2:48.72 (I)
1,500 Meters - 4:27.39 (O)

All-Ivy League first team (indoor DMR) … Finished fourth in the indoor 800 at the H-Y-P, running a 2:09.47 … Won the indoor 1000 at the BU Scarlet and White with a career-best time of 2:48.72 … Posted a career-best 4:27.39 in the outdoor 1500 at the Florida Relays … Placed sixth in the 4x400 at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships, running 3:46.91.

Record holder in the 1,000m with a personal best time of 2:50.72 at the indoor Heps … Finished eighth in the distance medley relay with a time of 12:15.56 at indoor Heps … Placed fifth overall in the 1,000m run with a time of 2:54.59 at HYP … Finished fourth in the 4x800m relay in a time of 8:43.74 at outdoor Heps.   

Broke the school 4x800m record with a time of 8:43.30 at the Penn Relays … Won the 800m run with a personal best time of 2:13.32 at the Tufts Snowflake Classic … Finished fourth overall in the 1,500m run with a personal best of 4:39.83 at the TSU Relays.

Placed second in the 800 at the Tufts Snowflake Classic in 2:19.68 … Finished 10th in the event at the Brown Springtime Open in 2:19.54.

Before Harvard
Ran track and field as well as cross country all four years at Gunn High School ... Captained cross country in 2011 and track and field in 2011 and 2012 ... Named an All-American three times in track and field ... California state meet qualifier ...  Named all-league and all-section in high school ... Received the Coach’s Award for the Gunn track and field team ... Ran for second place in CCS as an individual and team during sophomore year ... Holds Gunn records in the 800 meters and distance medley relay.

National Merit Finalist ... Member of the German National Honor Society ... Winner of the President’s Volunteer Service Award ... Member of student government ... Editor of high school yearbook.