Houston Marathon Committee ®

Residence: Colorado Springs, CO
Hometown: St. Charles IL
Age on race day: 31

Best Qualifying Performance: 2:30:53, Chicago, 2010
PRs: Half-Marathon, 1:12:30 (2011); Marathon, 2:30:53 (2010)
Olympic Trials Marathon History: 5th – 2:33:54 (2008)

Career Highlights:

5th – 2008 Olympic Trials Marathon, 2:33:54
17th – 2011 IAAF World Championships Marathon, 2:32:04
28th – 2009 IAAF World Championships Marathon, 2:36:39
3rd – 2009 USA 25K Championships

Additional Highlights:

2011

5th – USA Half Marathon Championships, 1:12:30 (PR)
17th – IAAF World Championships Marathon, 2:32:04
2nd, Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Half Marathon, 1:13:23

2010

6th – USA Half Marathon Championships, 1:12:52
1st – Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, 1:13:37
5th – USA 20K Championships
10th – Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 2:30:53 (PR)

2009

4th – USA 25K Championships
1st – San Francisco Half Marathon, 1:13:37
28th – IAAF World Championships Marathon, 2:36:39
9th – Bank of America Chicago Marathon, 2:32:59

Of Note:

The biggest surprise at the 2008 Trials, Moody had the 146th-fastest qualifying time but finished fifth in a PR of almost 13 minutes … Battled chronic insomnia beginning high school and throughout career at University of Colorado … Took several years off from running after college … Works about 20 hours a week in real estate … Had foot surgery in February but came back to finish as top American in World Championships Marathon … Sustained hamstring injury in Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Half Marathon on Nov. 11 and missed a month of training … Coached by Brad Hudson … Does much of her training on the treadmill, on which she can read even at sub-6 pace … Collects antique aprons … Eats a corn dog the night before every marathon.

Blog: www.tera-moody.com

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