Hall of Fame

Pete Julian

Pete Julian

Inducted 2012  • Cross Country  • Track


  • Four time All-America, three in track distance events and one in cross country
  • Portland’s first NCAA qualifier in cross country, placing 44th as an individual at the 1991 NCAA meet
  • Led the Pilots to their first NCAA appearance in XC and a 12th-place team finish at the 1993 NCAA Cross Country Championships
  • Placed 36th individually at the 1993 NCAA Cross Country Championships to earn UP’s first All-America honor in XC
  • Earned All-America honors in the 5,000m (11th) and 10,000m (13th) events at the 1993 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, the first All-America certificates in UP track history
  • Took All-America honors in 1994 in the 10,000m (6th)
  • Established school records in the 5,000m (14:00.14) and 3,000m (8:02.07)
  • Currently ranks second in UP history in the 3,000m, fifth in the 1,500m (3:46.03), sixth in the 5,000m, and 11th in the 10,000m (29:14.39)
  • Spent more than 10 years racing professionally in track and road races after college
  • Was a member of the U.S. World Cross Country team in 1997 and 1998, running personal-best times of 3:42 in the 1500m, 13:33 in the 5000m, and 28:05 in the 10,000m.
  • Captured the bronze medal in the 10,000m at the 1999 Pan American Games, and was a finalist in the 10k at the 1999 IAAF World Championships