Joseph Gray

You can only go as far as you think you can
Lakewood, WA Oklahoma State University Colorado Springs, CO

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Welcome, velkommen, bienvenido, benvenuto, jambo, Willkommen, bun venit, 歓迎!!! I'm a Runner, world traveler, shoe fanatic, watch fanatic, I love innovative ideas and abstract randomness, a big connoisseur of foods and currently a professional runner competing internationally! Here to share my journey and create history!

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Joe Gray Wants to Tackle Distance Running’s Diversity Problem
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Will long-held records ever fall at Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon?

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Joseph Gray

True to the mountains, Joseph's roots are in the Pacific Northwest, where he attended Lakes High School in Lakewood, WA. The 28-time USA National team member and 2016 World Mountain Running Champion attended Oklahoma State University, where he earned a degree in Sociology followed by an advanced degree in Criminology. Now splitting his time training in Colorado Springs, CO and Tacoma, WA, Joseph continues to be a mainstay atop the podium worldwide. He is the first African American to win the USA Mountain Running…

About Joseph

  • Coach: Scott Simmons
  • Agent: Gray Boys
  • Favorite foods: Gnocchi ai Quattro Formaggi
  • Hobbies: Creating recipes, dancing, basketball
  • Dream vacation: Anywhere far away tucked into the mountains
  • Favorite place to compete: Switzerland or Norway
  • Favorite holiday: Christmas
  • Warm up song: Earth Wind and Fire songs
  • After competition indulgence: Chicago style deep dish pizza!

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Trail Climbs Sharply

She handled business when it came time to race in the big ones 🏆 You inspired us all @ShalaneFlanagan to do more th… https://t.co/K37eY5RJYg

It's almost time to head to Argentina to rep #TeamUSA @ the World Mountain Running Championships 💥💨💨 Good looking… https://t.co/tqRyGOVBAw