Amy Cole

Athlete. Psychologist. Volunteer.
Albany, NY Colgate University Tucson, AZ

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Amy Cole

Born in Upland, CA, Amy's roots are planted in central New York. She attended Shaker High School in Latham (outside of Albany) prior to Colgate University. Her education continued at the University of Arizona, where she would earn a Ph.D in School Psychology. This is where Amy's journey differs from most of her competitors. Her athletic exploits started well after the formative years, as she did not start running competitively until after her 27th birthday. In a few short years, however, Amy has lowered her…

About Amy

  • Coach: John Reich
  • Training group: Sonoran Distance Project
  • Philanthropic involvement: Bridge Rescue for Dogs
  • Favorite foods: This is extremely hard to decide, so I'll go with rice since I eat it every day!
  • Hobbies: Running, Travel, Cooking, Doing anything with my dogs.
  • Favorite TV show: Friends; I grew up in the 90s!
  • Favorite movie: Toy Story
  • Dream vacation: Running vacation to St. Moritz, Switzerland.
  • Favorite place to compete: Tucson, Arizona
  • Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving
  • Warm up song: Whatever is on the radio!
  • I most enjoy competing against: My Sonoran Distance Project teammates and friends in the Tucson running community.
  • After competition indulgence: Burger and a beer.
  • Highschool PR: I didn't run in high school.

Team Amy:

2:43 with Amy Cole

RT @Challenge_Famil: At the 130km mark Matt Slee, Christian Altstadt snd Jesse Vondracek are now 12:20 back on our leader #challengeanhhui

RT @fast_women: Breakthroughs galore at #RunCIM 1 Emma Bates 2:28:18 2 Steph Bruce 2:29:20 3 Sam Roecker 2:30:23 4 Michelle Lee 2:30:29 5 B…