Personal Bests

1500m                 4:17.41

Mile                     4:40.59

3000m                9:17

5000m                15:52

10,000m            32:47

15k                      50:44

10 Mile              55:09

20k                      1:09:57

Half                    1:13:56

Marathon         2:36:26


2018 USA Marathon Championships 19th

2017 USA 10 Mile Championships 12th

2016 USA Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier

2015 USA Outdoors Competitor in 10,000m & 5,000m

2015 USA Marathon Championships 8th

2014 USA Marathon Championships 10th

2014 USA 10 Mile Championships 8th

2014 USA 15k Championships 8th

2014 USA Cross Country Championships 7th

2013 US 12K Championships 9th

2013 USA Marathon Championships 9th

2013 USA 20K Championships 1st

2013 Great Edinburgh Cross Country US Team Member

2011 USA 15k Championships - 5th

2010 USA Chiba Ekiden team


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Residence:              Minneapolis, Mn

Age:                          34 (01/06/86)

Hometown:           Tualatin, Oregon

Occupation:           Collegiate Cross Country/ Track & Field Coach

College:                   University of Iowa

                                   B.A. Integrative Physiology 2008

                                   Augsburg University, M.A. in Leadership 2012


Peyton  is an accomplished athlete. After a outstanding high school career, where she was a 6 time state champion in the 1,500m and 3,000m events on the track, she went on to compete in track and field and cross country at the University of Iowa, where she was a four-time NCAA Division I All-American and was the 2008 Big Ten champion in both the indoor 3,000 meters and the outdoor 10,000 meters. Peyton also holds the Iowa school record in the 1,500 meters (4:17.41). Additional collegiate achievements include a best of 33:28.00 in the 10,000 meters and a sixth-place finish in the 10,000 meters at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Peyton was the recipient of the 2008 Big Ten Medal of Honor -- which is awarded to one student athlete from each member institution for excellence both academics and athletics. 

After graduating in the spring of 2008, Peyton joined
Minnesota Distance Elite. Since joining the squad, she has been a member of four USA national teams, she qualified for the 2008 track and field Olympic Team Trails, competed at the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Marathon and won the USA 20K national championship. 

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