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Wildcat Watch: Alumna earns top 20 finish at New York City Marathon

Former Chico State distance runner Alia Gray, far right, competes in the New York City Marathon. Photo courtesy of Alia Gray

Angelo Boscacci

November 17, 2014

Alia Gray knew after she ran the 10K at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in June that she wanted to run a marathon.Gray, a former Chico State distance runner, recently completed the New York City Marathon. She finished 16th in the women's division, running the 26-mile course in 2 hours, 39 min...

Racing to the 2016 Olympic trials

Kara Lubieniecki and Alia Gray running in the Payton Jordan Invitational 10k. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Greg Silvia

January 28, 2014

Two Wildcat alumni will be heading to the 2016 Olympic marathon trials after they scored top-10 finishes at the USA half marathon trials. Alia Gray and Kara Lubieniecki, teammates and best friends since meeting in 2007 on the Chico State campus, finished ninth and 10th respectively, at the Chevron...

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