Prep: A member of the Danish Junior National team ... Team was 1997-2001 Nordic Cross Country and Track Champions ... Qualified for the European Youth Olympic Games in 1999 ... Competed for Denmark in several competitions in the Far East from 1999-2001 ... Ran for the Korsor Track Club coached by Leo Madsen ... Set personal bests of 4:30.51 (1500m), 17:14 (5,000m) and 36:38 (10,000m) all at the 2001 Danish National Championships.
Personal: Born Louise Pil Moerch on May 2, 1982 in Korsor, Denmark ... Daughter of Jan and Merete Moerch ... Has an older sister, Maria ... Athlete she most admires is fellow Dane, Wilson Kipketer, the 800m world record holder because he is so fast and is a sympathetic person ... Lists the Yokohama/Beijing Ekiden, a 14-day trip to the Far East where she was able to run with some of the world's best.