Alice Wright

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PERSONAL BESTS

5,000m – 15:45.51 (2019)
10,000m – 31:56.52 (2019)
Half Marathon – 1:11:38 (2019)

ALICE’S STORY
Alice grew up in the small town of Worcestershire England and discovered her love for running competing at the Worcester County Schools Championships. She came to the United States in 2013 to attend the University of New Mexico on an athletic scholarship.

PRO STATS
Alice kicked off her professional career in style, finishing 6th place at the European Track Championships over 10,000 meters. She finished 2018 ranked #1 in the UK at the 10,000 meter distance. In January of 2019, she made her half marathon debut with a 1:13:17 at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon. In April she set a personal best of 15:45.51 for 5,000 meters at the Mt SAC Relays. Two weeks later she set a PB at 10,000 meters of 31:56.52 at the Payton Jordan Invitational. She then set her third straight PB, this time at the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon in 1:11:38, where she finished third.

After a long hiatus from racing due to injury, illness, and a global Pandemic, Alice returned to the roads in September of 2021 with a win at the Athens Half Marathon in Greece.

NCAA STATS
At New Mexico, Alice was an eight-time first team All American–four times in cross country and four times in the 10,000 meters on the track. She is the only NCAA athlete to achieve All American honors in the 10,000 meters four times. Alice and her New Mexico teammates won two NCAA team titles in cross country during her career (2015 and 2017). She finished her time at New Mexico with personal bests of 15:45.87 for 5,000 meters and 32:15.73 for 10,000 meters.

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