Josh Kerr Girlfriend Turned Fiancee Larimar Rodriguez

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Josh Kerr and his girlfriend-turned-fiancee, Larimar Rodriguez, have been together for 7 years.

Larimar is a resident doctor and was also a varsity track and field member during high school and college.

They reportedly met at the University of New Mexico and started dating in 2017. The pair announced the news of their engagement in December 2021.

Josh Kerr Running At The Olympics
Josh Kerr Running At The Olympics (Source: Instagram)

Josh Kerr is a Scottish middle-distance runner who competes mostly in the 1500 meters.

He was born to his parents, John and Jill Kerr, on October 8, 1997, and grew up with an elder brother, Jake, an international rugby player.

Josh moved to the US at age 17 to pursue his athletics dreams to attend the University of New Mexico.

Competing for the Lobos, he won three NCAA and eight Mountain West titles and set the collegiate record in the 1500-meter run.

Additionally, he has run for different clubs, Brooks Beasts TC and Edinburgh AC.

The 2015 European Junior Championships Gold medalist has represented Great Britain in the Olympics and World Championships.

Moreover, he is a world champion after scooping the gold medal in the 1500 meters at the 2023 Athletics World Championships.

Girlfriend Turned Fiancee Larimar Rodriguez

The Scottish 1500 meters specialist engaged his long-term girlfriend in December 2021.

Who is Larimar Rodriguez? Larimar is a resident physician at the University of Miami, where she joined in July 2023.

She completed her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Psychology, with Chemistry as a minor.

Josh Kerr's Girlfriend Turned Fiancee, Larimar Rodriguez
Josh Kerr’s Girlfriend Turned Fiancee, Larimar Rodriguez (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, Rodriquez completed a weeklong hands-on learning program about Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 2017.

Regarding her work experiences, she served as an assistant Track and Field Coach at Bosque School and as a summer intern at Presbyterian Hospital.

Moreover, Josh’s fiancee has been volunteering in the Infusion Department at Presbyterian Healthcare Services since August 2016.

Relationship Timeline

Josh and Larimar were track and field team members at the University of New Mexico.

Their similar passion for sports might have brought them together.

Looking at Josh’s Instagram handle, the pair is frequently seen traveling together to different places.

Similarly, tracing their first Instagram post together dates back to August 2017 and has it captioned, “Persistence is key❤️.”

Josh And Larimar During Their Collegiate Years
Josh And Larimar During Their Collegiate Years (Source: Instagram)

Josh and Larimar started dating in 2017, and after a few years, Kerr finally asked her to marry him.

Larimar has been a supportive girlfriend and always stood beside him, cheering for him.

After Josh won the World Championships, he paid tribute to his supportive fiancee and his family.

“This is a lot for our family and they’ve put a lot of time, effort and money into me. I just couldn’t be prouder to represent the Kerr family name today.”

He added, “I gave it everything for them, myself and my fiancee. This is the life I want to lead for them. They’ve given me so much and it was nice to pay that back a little bit today.”



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