Amy Van Alstine

2014 USA Cross Country Champion
Midland Park, NJ University of Richmond Flagstaff, AZ

"I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path."

I hope I can inspire you, the way others have inspired me, to be fearless and dream big! Thanks so much for your support!


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Large North Jersey contingent at Paul Short Invitational
Three-time champion Heath leads Team USA into 2017 Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge
Jim Spisak And Liv Westphal Win Boston Mayor’s Cup Cross Country As Mary Cain Finishes 3rd

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Amy Van Alstine

Native to New Jersey, Amy attended Midland Park High School prior to taking a southern route to the University of Richmond, where she earned a degee in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. While competing for the Spiders,  Amy re-wrote the record books and still holds the school’s top all-time marks in the outdoor 1,500 (4:19.36), 3,000 (9:29.54) and 5,000 (16:06.15). She was also an NCAA Championship qualifier in cross country and was named the 2011 Atlantic 10 Athlete of the Year. Now training in…

About Amy

  • Philanthropic involvement: ASPCA, Beagle Freedom Project
  • Training hurdles: Calf Problems, Self-Doubt

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