PR: 2:37:39 (2010)
Current Residence: Blowing Rock, N.C.
High School: Concordia Lutheran (Ind.) HS
College: Michigan State University; Baylor University
Coach: Pete Rae
Club: ZAP Fitness Reebok
McKaig has enjoyed success on both the track and roads. As a collegiate runner she won the 2008 NAIA Indoor Championship 5,000m and then followed that performance up with an encore national championship at the 2008 NAIA Outdoor Championships in the 10,000. After graduation she has began competing in marathons but has remained successful at the shorter distances. In 2010, she ran a personal best time of 2:37:39 in the New York City Marathon to earn herself a 20th place finish overall.
2011: 3rd at the Husky Classic in the indoor 5,000m (15:47.25)… 2nd at the First Reed River Run 10K (33:34)… 28th in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships (26:46)
2010: 1st at the Raleigh Relays 5,000m (16:25.85)… 3rd at the Portland Track Festival 5,000m (15:55.36)… 20th overall in the New York City Marathon (2:37:39)… 3rd at the USA 10 Mile Championships (55:18)
2009: 3rd at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational 10,000m (33:49:29)
2008: 1st in the 5,000m NAIA Indoor Championship (16:45.07)… 1st in the NAIA Outdoor Championship 10,000m (34:22.95) 1st at the GVSU Holiday Open 5,000m (16:29.06)
2007: 1st at the Spartan Invitational 5,000m (16:31.38)… 2nd at the Drake Relays 5,000m (16:20.70)
2006: 27th in the Stanford Invitational 10,000m (34:28.22)
2005: 34th in the Tufts Health Plan 10K (36:08)