Event: Race Walk
PR: 20 km - 1:34:38 (2012)
Current Residence: Lebanon, Ore.
Hometown: Eugene, Ore.
High School: South Eugene H.S. '05
College: Arkansas '09
Coach: Robert Gray
Club: Bowerman Track Club
2013 USA Outdooor 20 km runner-up (1:39:19.80)
2012 Olympic Trials 20 km third place finisher (1:35:40.05)
Two-time USA Indoor 3,000m race walk runner-up - 2012 (13:15.35); 2013 (13:17.90)
After winning the Oregon state cross country meet as a sophomore, Gray went on to run cross country and track at the University of Arkansas. After struggling with multiple stress fractures in college, her father convinced her to try racewalking after graduation. Gray quickly excelled in the race walk and made her first international team, the Pan American Race Walking Cup in 2011. Gray continued her improvement in 2013, claming a runner-up finish in the USA Outdoor 20km championsip. Gray is currently in medical school at the College of Osteophatic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest. Gray had open heart surgery at the age of 12 and has wanted to be a doctor ever since.
2014: 3rd at USA Indoors (13:56.34); 3rd at USA Outdoors (1:39:23.91)
2013: 43rd at World Outdoor 20 km (1:34:38); 2nd at USA Outdoor 20,000m (1:39:19.80); 2nd at USA Indoor 3,000m (13:17)
2012: 3rd at Olympic Trials 20 km (1:35:40.05); 61st at World RW Cup 20 km (1:42:16); 2nd at World RW Cup Trials 20 km (1:36:08); 2nd at USA Indoors 3,000m (13:15.35)
2011: DQ at USA Outdoors 20 km; 16th at Pan AM RW Cup 20 km (1:44:23)
2010: 4th at USA Outdoors 20 km (1:45:19.71); DQ at US 20 km Champs
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2014: Indoor Bests - 3000m walk, 13:56.34; Outdoor Bests - 20,000m walk, 1:39:23.91
2013: Outdoor Bests - 20km, 1:34.38 (No. 2 in the USA, ranked No. 2 in the USA by T&FN)
2012: Outdoor bests - 20 km, 1:35:40.05 (No. 3 in the USA, ranked No. 3 in the USA By T&FN)
2011: Outdoor bests - 20 km, 1:40:11 (No. 5 in the USA, ranked No. 5 in the USA by T&FN))
2010: Outdoor bests - 20 km, 1:45:19.71