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Carreer Bests

800 - 2:08.80 (2009)
1500 - 4:10.04 (2009)
Mile - 4:37.54 (2009)
2,000 - 5:38.34 (2009)
3,000 - 8:53.27 (2009)
5,000 - 14:56.72 (2010)
10,000 - 31:13.78 (2009)
5k Roads - 15:27 (2009)
10k Roads - 32:45 (2005)
15k Roads - 49:54 (2009)
Half Marathon - 1:10:09 (2009)

 

Career Highlights:

6-time US National Champion
2010 US Outdoor Champion - 10,000 meters
2009 IAAF World Championships - 6th place 10,000 meters
2009 US Outdoor Champion - 10,000 meters
2009 Hayward Field Record - 10,000 meters (31:22.69)
2009 IAAF World Championships - 11th place Half Marathon
2009 US 15k National Champion
2009 US 5k Road National Champion (15:27)
2009 US Indoor Champion - 3,000 meters
2008 US Olympian - 10,000 meters
2008 USA Olympic Trials Qualifier - 10k       
2007 Manchester Road Race Champion
2006 University of Arkansas Hall of Honor Inductee
2005 USATF 10k Road National Runner-up
2004 USA Olympic Trials Qualifier - 5k & 10k
2004 USATF 10k Road National Champion
2002 United States Team Member - Beijing Ekiden
2002 RRCA Road Scholar Grant Recipient
2002 Avon Global Championships Runner-up
2001 Avon National 10k Champion
15-Time NCAA All-American in Cross Country and Track
2-Time NCAA National Champion in Track - 5k & 10k
2000 USA Olympic Trials Qualifier -  5k
2000 Honda Award Recipient - Cross Country

Amy's USATF Profile

Favorite Workout:  Mile Down:  1600/1200/800/600/400/300/200

Hobbies:   Reading, Cooking, and Dog Walking

Favorite Authors:  Jeffery Deaver- murder mystery
                               Nicholas Sparks - tear jerkers
                               Jon Katz - dog stories
                               Jennifer Weiner - chic books
                               Madeleine Wickham - chic books
 
Favorite Foods:  Dark chocolate and almond butter
                            Other favorites: banana,yogurt, spaghetti squash, and bison meat (no wheat...I have Celiac Disease!)

Family:   Husband:   Andrew Begley
               Pets:          Lucy - Cairn/Yorkshire Terrier
                                Gabby - Yorkie
               Parents:     Mike and Linda Yoder
               Siblings:     Marcia Yoder Presser & Phil Yoder


Collegiate Bests (University of Arkansas 1997-2001)

1500 - 4:21
Mile - 4:40
3,000 - 9:17
5,000 - 15:46
10,000 - 33:06

 

Collegiate Highlights:

1997 USATF Junior Olympic 1500 Meter Champion
15-Time NCAA All-American in Cross Country and Track
16-Time Southeastern Conference Individual Champion
2000 NCAA National 5,000 Meter Indoor Champion
First Razorback to Win a National Title on the new indoor track.
2000 Honda Award Recipient - Cross Country
2000 USA Olympic Trials Qualifier
2001 NCAA National 10,000 Meter Outdoor Champion
2001 NCAA Woman of the Year - Arkansas
2001 Southeastern Conference Female Athlete of the Year

 

High School Bests
East Noble High School - Kendallville, IN (1992-1996):

1500 - 4:33
1600 - 4:52
3200 - 10:24
5,000 - 16:58
10,000 - 35:23

 

High School Highlights:

1993 Footlocker Cross Country All-American (12th Place)
1994 Indiana State 3200 Meter Champion
1994 Indiana State Cross Country Champion
1994 Footlocker Cross Country All-American (11th Place)
1995 Indiana State 3200 Meter Champion
1995 Footlocker Cross Country All-American (2nd Place)
1996 Indiana State 3200 Meter Champion
1996 Indiana Track and Field Mental Attitude Award Recipient
1996 USATF Junior 5,000 Meter Champion
1996 USATF Junior 10,000 Meter Champion
1996 USA Junior Olympic Team Member - 5,000 Meters

 

 


 

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