Krissy Gear

800m – 2:04.79 (2021)
1500m – 4:09.00 (2021)
3,000m Steeplechase – 9:38.62 (2021)

Krissy grew up in Fort Myers, Florida where she was a six-time state champion on the track. After a successful beginning to her college career at Furman University that included a trip to the World U20 Championships in the steeplechase, Krissy transferred to the University of Arkansas where she received a bachelors degree in sociology and a graduate degree in operations management and supervision.

Krissy joined HOKA NAZ Elite in the summer of 2022 and will begin her professional career in the fall.

Krissy began her collegiate career at Furman University where she was an NCAA qualifier in both cross country and track and a Southern Conference Champion. She transferred to the University of Arkansas in 2020 and flourished immediately, winning an SEC title in the DMR that winter. In 2021 she was the individual SEC champ in the indoor mile, second at the NCAAs in that same event, and part of the NCAA championship team in the distance medley relay. Outdoors she was fifth in the 1500 meters in 2021 and fourth in 2022. She finished her NCAA eligibility with personal bests of 2:04.79 for 800 meters, 4:09.00 for 1500 meters and 9:38.62 in the steeplechase.