German Fernandez After Round 1 of 2012 1500m USA Olympic Trials
German Fernandez is an American professional runner from Riverbank, California, known for his performance in high school and collegiate cross country and track and field. He currently trains under Jerry Schumacher for the Bowerman Track Club. He is most well known for running the California Cross Country State Meet course record (14:24), as well as running a new American high-school record, 8:32 for two miles, at the 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals championship. He also holds the World Junior Indoor Mile record at 3:55.02.
A local meet in Riverbank, California, the German Fernandez Distance Carnival, is named after him.