Will Gray

Run-Fast Birmingham

Major Results / Key Achievements

  • IFAM Outdoor, Belgium 2017 – 8th – 8:33:68 (PB)
  • Mid-Cheshire 5k 2017 – 14:25
  • U23 British Champion steeplechase
  • Euro XC Team Silver
  • NCAA finals qualifier

Background

I¬†studied Modern Languages & European Studies (politics) at University of Birmingham between 2011-2015. I then went on to achieve an athletics scholarship and studied Masters of Education at University of Virginia, USA¬†until earlier this year. I’m looking to get into a career in diplomatic services in political or sporting environment, post-athletics.

Who are you sporting heroes?

Thierry Henry & Dean Miller

How did you get involved in competitive running?

I won local school race in year 6 and was subsequently invited down to a Phoenix AC training night.

What are your goals for 2017?London 2017 World Champs qualification steeplechase

To achieve qualification to compete at the London 2017 World Championships.