Cross Country
Allison Peare - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Hoover High School

Collegiate Bests
800M: 2:06.03 | 1,500M: 4:18.66 | Mile: 4:48.73

  • First-Team All-America – DMR (2013)
  • All-Southeast Region – Cross Country (2012)
  • UK School Record – DMR

2013-14 (Senior)
Cross Country – A solid contributor scoring as either UK’s No. 2 or 3 runner at most meets … Best performance of the season was a third-place finish, and personal best 5,000-meter time17:11.1 at the Bluegrass Invitational … Finished as UK’s No. 2, 23rd overall at the Southeastern Conference Championship helping UK to a third-place team finish, its highest since 2002 SECs.

2012-13 (Junior)
Outdoor – Emerged as an excellent 1,500-meter competitor late in the season … NCAA East Regional quarterfinalist and SEC scorer in two events … Finished fifth in the SEC Final in the metric mile … Scored in two events at SECs as she also finished eighth in the 800m … Ran her personal best 1,500m time 4:18.66 to advance to the NCAA Quarterfinal at the East Regional Championships … Ran 800-meter leg on UK’s second-place distance medley relay team at Penn Relays … UK’s leader at 800 meters with season-best 2:07.66 having come at Kentuckiana Border Battle … Won 800 meters at Heart of the Bluegrass Classic … Ran PR mile time 4:48.73 at Heart of the Bluegrass Classic.

Indoor – Ran the 800-meter leg for UK’s DMR school-record team as well as All-America squad … Finished fifth in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships … Part of UK’s DMR-winning team at Kentucky Invitational … Placed second in the 800 at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet.

Cross Country
– All-NCAA Southeast Region selection by virtue of her top-25 time at Regionals … Season-best 6K time 21.10.2 came at Regionals … UK’s No. 3 finisher at four meets.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – SEC scorer at 800 meters with personal-best 2:06.03 having come at SEC Championships in Baton Rouge … 1,500 meters PR 4:27.07 was recorded at Polytan Invitational … SEC Championships 800M time made her the No. 5 Wildcat all-time at that distance.

Indoor – SEC scorer at 800 meters and in the DMR … Season-best 800M time 2:08.66 came at SECs … Season-best mile time 4:56.65 came at Kentucky Invitational.

Cross Country
– The first Wildcat across the finish line in five of the team’s six meets during the 2011 season … Notched a season-best, second place finish at the University of Tennessee Cross Country Invitational with a time of 18:13.22 at the 5K distance to lead UK to the team victory … Scored a top-25 performance at the SEC Championships with a 21:27.86 finish over 6K … Finished a team-best time of 14:34.25 at the Belmont-Vanderbilt XC Opener over 4K finishing 11th to score 10 points en route to a team third place finish.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Was Kentucky’s top 800m runner as a freshman, clocking in with a time of 2:07.36 at the Payton Jordan Invite … Recorded

Indoor – Led the Wildcats in the 800m run, finishing with a time of 2:13.59 at the SEC Championships … Competed in the one-mile run, clocking in with his best time at the Akron Invitational. Kentucky’s second best 1,500m time, crossing the finish line at the Border Battle with a time of 4:31.48.

Cross Country – Had the third best time on the team at the Blue Ridge Open in Boone, N.C. … Recorded her best time of the season in the 5K (18:22) at the San Francisco Invitational … Had her best time in the 6K at the SEC Championship (22:49.28) … Finished in the top 60 at the SEC Championship.

High School
Track and field, county, league, district, regional and state champion in the 4×800 (2010) … Track and Field Girls team champs – county, League, District (2010) … Track and Field Girls Team Runners up -regional meet (2010) … four time track and field first team all county (2007-2010) … four time track and field first team all federal league (2007-2010) … three time track and field all Ohio Selection -800M (2008,2009,2010) … two time county champion – 800M and 1600M (2009,2010) … two time league champion -800M and 1600M (2009,2010) … two time district champion -800M (2009,2010) …Regional Champion -800M (2009) …two time state runner-up–800M (2009) … track and field state champion 4x800M relay (2010) … three time track and field team MVP (2008,2009,2010) … Federal League Athlete of the Year (2009) … Canton Repository Athlete of the Week (2009) … selected to the Midwest Meet of Champions -selected seniors only (2010) … achieved a perfect score of 15 in the cross country league meet (2009) … a three time cross country federal league champion (2008, 2009, 2010) … a three time county champion for cross country (2009, 2009, 2010) … a two time cross-country district champion (2009, 2010) … cross country regional runner-up (2009) … Cross country regional champions (2010) … placed fourth in the state meet (2009) … placed second in the state meet (2009) … placed third in the state meet (2010) … selected to the cross country first team all country team four times (2007-2010) … selected to the cross country first team all federal league team four times (2007-2010) … selected to the all Ohio cross country team twice (2009,2010) … chosen twice for the federal league runner of the year (2009-2010) … five time county runner of the week (2007-2010) … three time team MVP (2007,2009,2010) … was first team all federal league for women’s basketball (2010) … chosen to the first team district IV for women’s basketball (2010) … chosen to the women’s basketball second team Stark county all stars (2010) … high school record holder for the 800M, 4X800 relay, 4×1600, distance medley relay, 5K cross country … holds the federal league record in the 4x800M relay and the 800M … county record holder for the 4×800 relay and the 800M … District record holder in the 800M … three time academic all-Ohio in cross country … three time academic all-Ohio in track … three time all-county in cross country … a member of the National Honor Society … four time academic letter winner … Member of the Athletic Leadership Council, the American Sign Language Club, Agape girls (middle school mentoring) and also a member of freshman mentoring programs.

Full name is Allison Elizabeth Peare … goes by Ally … Born on November 19, 1991 … Daughter of Dan and Janet Peare … has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Kelsey … mother, Janet, ran track at Kent State University … Major is Secondary Math Education.

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