Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.

Katie McGregor

Residence: St. Louis Park, MN
Hometown: Willoughby, OH
Age on race day: 34

Best Qualifying Performance: 2:31:01, New York, 2010
PRs: Half-Marathon, 1:11:45 (2011); Marathon, 2:31:01 (2010)
Olympic Trials Marathon History: Debut

Career Highlights:

2005 USA Champion, 10,000m
2-time USA 10K Champion (2005, 2006)
2-time USA 25K Champion (2007, 2010)
2010 USA 10 Mile Champion
2010 USA 15K Champion
6-time World Cross Country Championships qualifier (2003-08)
13th – 2007 IAAF World Championships, 10,000m
14th – 2005 IAAF World Championships, 10,000m
17th – 2009 IAAF World Championships, 10,000m

Additional Highlights:

2011

4th – USA Half Marathon Championships (1:12:13)
1st – Grandma’s Half Marathon (1:13:18)
3rd – USA 20K Championships
2nd – USA 10K Championships
3rd – Zappos.com Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon (1:11:45 PR)

2010

USA 15K Champion
USA 10 Mile Champion
11th – ING New York City Marathon (2:31:01 PR)

2009
2nd – USA 15K Championships
3rd – USA 10,000m Championships
17th – IAAF World Championships, 10,000m (2009)

Of Note:

This will be McGregor’s first marathon outside of New York. She made her debut there in 2006, then ran again in 2008 and 2010 … Member of Team USA Minnesota but coached by Mike McGuire, her college coach from University of Michigan … Finished fourth in both the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Trials at 10,000m … A 3-time NCAA Champion at the University of Michigan, known for being a huge Wolverine fan.

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