PR: 10km - 33:46.41 (2001); Marathon - 2:35:15 (2004)
Born: March 19, 1979 in Salina, Kansas
Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minn.
High School: Sacred Heart (KS) 97
College: Colby Community College 98; Oklahoma State University 01
Coach: Dennis Barker
Club: Team USA Minnesota/ASICS
Career Highlights: 2003 USA Marathon champion; 4th at 2001 NCAA 10,000m
Joining Team USA Minnesota in September 2002, Wells has since made a list of accomplishments for herselfHer debut marathon was the 2003 U.S. Marathon Championship in St. Louis, in which she was the national champion with a personal best time of 2:35:37it was Wells first marathon everran a PR 5 km of 16:22 when she was selected as an alternated for the U.S. womens team at the 2003 Chiba Ekiden Road Relay in Japanwon the open female division at the Dallas 2002 White Rock Marathon relay in a combined time of 2:25:42 - Wells half marathon time was PR: 1:12:50.20 attended Colby Community College in Kansas for two years where she became a Junior College All-Americantransferred to Oklahoma Stateran a PR in the 10 km (33:46) at the 2001 USATF Outdoor Nationalsgraduated from Oklahoma State in December 2001currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnhas been running cross country since her junior year of high school.
2004: 7th in Olympic Marathon Trials (2:33:15PR)1st in 5,000m at
2003: USA Marathon champion (2:35:37)6th in USA Half-Marathon championships (1:13)6th at USA XC Championships 8 km (30:30.0)41st at World XC (28:43) won team bronze at World XC 4th in USA 15 km championships (Gate River Run) (50:07)best of 2:35:37.
2002: 10th at USATF 8km Cross Country Nationals4th in 10km (33:42) at Charity Run in Mobile.
2001: 4th in 10,000m at NCAA Outdoors14th at USA Outdoors (33:46.41PR)best of 33:46.41.
2000: 20th at NCAA XC Championships.