PRs: 10,000 - 32:30; Half-Marathon - 1:15:05 (1997); Marathon - 2:37:36 (2004)
Born: February 12, 1968 in Milwaukee, Wisc.
Current Residence: Milwaukee, Wisc.
High School: Franklin (WI) High School
College: Ohio University
Coach: Mike DeWitt
Club: Wisconsin Runner Racing Team, PowerBar Team Elite
Career Highlights: Two-time Olympic Trials competitor; top American at 2004 ING NYC Marathon
Crain has been a consistent performer on the USA Running Circuit for nearly ten years. 2005 has seen her finish fifth at the USA 8 km Championships and sixth at the USA 15 km Championships. She was the first U.S. finisher at the 2004 ING New York City Marathon. A two-time qualifier for the Olympic trials Marathon, Crain finished 11th at the 2004 Olympic Trials with a personal best of 2:37:36. Crain owns Performance Consulting, professional business coaching specializing in the financial services industry.
2005: 5th at USA 8 km Championships (26:24 PR)6th at USA 15 km
Championships (51:21 PR) 3rd at Mt. SAC Relays 10,000m (33:05).
2004: 15th at ING NYC Marathon (2:41.06), 1st American11th at US Olympic Trials Marathon (2:37.36 PR) 5th at USA 10 km Championships (33:28)3rd at USA 20 km Championships (1:10:58 PR), personal best10th at U.S. Olympic Trials 10,000m (33:19).
2003: 16th at ING NYC Marathon (2:38.49), second American 3rd at USA 10 km Championships (33:16), personal best 6th at Pan-Am Games 10,000m 5th at USA Championships 10,000m (32:49).
2001: 3rd at Eugene Twilight Meet 5,000 m (15:36), personal best8th at Prefontaine Classic 3,000 m (9:07 PR).
2000: US Olympic Trials Marathon - 14th Place (2:42)10th at US Olympic Trials 10,000m (32:42)14th at US Olympic Trials 5,000m (15:49).
1999: 7th at Pan-Am Games Marathon.
1997: IAAF World Half Marathon Championships (1:15.05 PR)