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Joseph Gray

Age:  32
Events:  Distance (Cross Country, Track, Road, Mountain racing)
Hometown:  Lakewood, WA
College/University Competed for: Oklahoma State University


5 km: 14:15

8 km: 23:22

10 km: 29:03

10 mi: 48:04

Half-marathon: 1:03:41


9 Time USA National Champion

19 Time USA National Team Member (2003, 2008-present)

8th Place while Representing Team USA at Bupa Cross Country International Challenge (3rd American)

6-Time USA Mountain Runner of the Year (’08,’09, ’10, ’13, ’14)

2016 Olympic Trials qualifier

Washington State and Colorado State Mt. Washington Road Race record holder (CO 59:09; WA 60:33)

Washington State 50k road race record holder (2:55:19)

2015USA 25k Road Championships, 1:19.28, 10th place

2015Pan American Games Cross Country, Team USA, 7th place

2015GoPro Games Spring Run Off 10k, Mountain Games, 1st place

2015Mt Washington Road Race, 58:15 (American record), 1st place

2015World Mountain Running Championships, Team USA, 5th place

2014 Became first athlete in USA Mountain Running history to win back-to-back USA Mountain Running titles while also becoming the first male athlete to win both Uphill/Downhill and Uphill formats for the Championship.

2014 First athlete ever to win NACAC Titles in XC and Mountain Running

2014 Mt Washington Road Race Champion

2014 Sierra Zinal Mountain Race – American record holder

2014 Itzaccihuati Skyrace Champion and record holder

2014 Mt. Sac Relays 10k Champ

2014 Mt. Sac Relays 5k Road Champ

2014 Washington State Road Running Champion

2013 USA Trail Half Marathon National Champion

2013 USATF Club Cross Country National Champion

2013 USA Mountain Running National Champion

2013 USA 50k Road Running National Champion

2012 USA 50k Road Running National Champion

2011 Pacific Northwest Regional Cross Country Champion

2011 Pacific Northwest Association Cross Country Champion

2011     USA 15 km Trail Running National Champion

2011    Washington State Road Running Champion 12 km (also 2008, 2009)

2011    World Snow Shoe Championship Sprint Course Champion

2011    North & Central American & Caribbean Mountain Running Champion (also 2010, 2009)

2010    USA Mountain Runner of the Year (also 2009, 2008)

2010    USA National Mountain Running Championships, 3rd

2010    World Mountain Running Championships, 10th

2010    PNW XC Champion, 10 km (also 2008)

2010    World Snow Shoe Invitational, 5th

2009    USA Mountain Running National Champion

2009    USATF Club Track Champion, 10 km

2009    World Mountain Running Championships, 16th (also 2008)

2009    Xterra World Trail Running Championship, 2nd

2008    Northwest Mountain Running Champion

2003    USA Junior National Track and Field Team, Pan American Games, Steeplechase


Professional athlete mixing it up in all distinctions of endurance running including mountain, trail, skyrunning, road racing, cross country, and track.