Morgan McDonald Joins UA Running Team

Morgan McDonald Joins UA Running Team



Under Armour Welcomes Four-Time NCAA Champion Morgan McDonald to the UA Running Team

Under Armour is proud to announce the latest addition to the UA Run Team: four-time NCAA Champion and seven-time All American, Morgan McDonald. Morgan is one of the top athletes graduating from the NCAA this year and is the first ever male running athlete to be signed to Under Armour who came from an Under Armour collegiate sponsored program.


Originally from Sydney, Australia, Morgan joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers in 2014 and saw huge improvements over the next few years. He became the fastest ever UW undergraduate in the 5,000 meters, and went on to set a school record and Big Ten Conference Record in the 3,000 meters with his time of 7:42.76. 


Morgan wrapped up his collegiate career by winning every NCAA Championship he competed in: the NCAA Cross Country Championships, NCAA Indoor 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters, and NCAA Outdoor 5,000 meters.


Additionally, Morgan was selected to represent Australia in the 2017 World Championships in London, and the Commonwealth Games in 2018.


Morgan’s Accomplishments:


  • Four-Time NCAA Champion
  • Seven-Time Big Ten Conference Champion
  • Seven-Time NCAA All-American
  • 2019 NCAA Outdoor 5000 Meters Champion
  • 2019 NCAA Indoor 3000 Meters Champion
  • 2019 NCAA Indoor 5000 Meters Champion
  • 2018 NCAA Cross Country Champion

Morgan’s Personal Bests:


  • 1,500 Meters: 3:39.14
  • Mile: 3:55.79
  • 3,000 Meters: 7:42.76
  • 5,000 Meters: 13:15.83
  • 10,000 Meters: 29:26:06.

Morgan will be joining Under Armour’s training group in Flagstaff, Arizona this fall, alongside fellow Australian athlete Luke Mathews and other Olympic hopefuls including Rachel Schneider, Pat Casey, and Stephen Scullion.


Morgan made his professional debut this past Saturday at the IAAF Diamond League Meet in London, England, where he placed 9th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 13:18.91, achieving the World Standard. Follow along Morgan’s first professional outdoor season at @uarunning and @morganmcdonald_.


Morgan McDonald Joins UA Running Team

Morgan McDonald Joins UA Running Team