PRs: 5,000m 15:25.75 (2003); 10,000m - 32:19.97 (2004)
Born: June 14, 1982 in Gillette, Wyo.
Current Residence: Gillette, Wyo.
High School: Campbell County (Gillette, Wyo.)
College: Stanford '06
Coach: Dena Evans/Jack Daniels
Agent: Ray Flynn
Career Highlights: 2007 USA 20 km champion; Two-time NCAA 10,000m champion (03 & 04); NCAA 10,000m record holder
One of the most dominant distance runners in the NCAA while at Stanford, Craig broke the collegiate record in the 10,000m in 2004 at the Cardinal Invitational. She won her first U.S. title as a professional at the 2007 USA 20 km Championships… Craig suffered a concussion from hitting her head on a dresser in late 2004 and for two years was unable to run without pain…as a college freshman in 2003, Craig broke the 21-year-old Stanford record in the 10,000 when she won the NCAA title. In high school, Craig was a six-time track and field All-American and four-time all-state performer. She was a two-time Foot Locker XC finalist, placing third in 1999, and she won the 2000 National Scholastic mile…met Ryan Shay at the 2005 ING New York City Marathon and married on July 7, 2007…maiden name is Alicia Craig…majored in Sociology.
2007: 4th at USA Outdoors (32:50.63)…3rd at USA 25 km Champs
(1:29:25)…USA 20km champion (1:06:56)…4th at USA 10 km Champs (33:05)…ranked #5
in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 32:50.63.
2006: 11th at Stanford (33:52.44)…15th at USA 20 km Champs (1:13:10)…best of 33:52.44.
2005: 4th at NCAA Indoors (16:00.07i)…3rd in 3,000m at Seattle (9:27.02i)…1st in 10,000m at Westwood (34:02.79)…best of 34:02.79.
2004: NCAA Outdoor 10,000m champion (33:58.27)5th in 10,000m at Olympic Trials (32:47.86)7th in 5,000m at Mt. SAC Relays (15:31.15)8th in 10,000m at Cardinal Invitational (32:19.97PR)NCAA Indoor Championship 5,000m runner-up (15:45.08i)18th at NCAA XC Championships (21:03)NCAA XC West Regional champion (20:03)ranked #5 at 10,000m in U.S. by T&FNbest of 15:31.15 & 32:19.97.
2003: NCAA Outdoors 10,000m champion (32:40.03)Pac-10 Outdoors 10,000m champion5th in 5,000m at USA Outdoors (15:33.39)4th in 5,000m at Mt. SAC Relays (15:25.75)...3rd in 5,000 at NCAA Indoor (15:43.04)...the time was a Stanford record...6th at NCAA XC...bests of 4:44.50i; 9:07.88i, 15:25.75 and 32:40.03.
2002: Redshirted outdoors and indoors3rd at NCAA XC Championships...NCAA XC West Regional champion...3rd at Notre Dame Invitational.
2001: 1st at Golden West Invitational Mile (4:46.57)...28th at NCAA XC Championships4th at NCAA XC West Regional5th at Pac-10 Championships...3rd at USA Junio XC Champs (21.46.60...top U.S. junior finisher at world XC Champs (42nd).