Residence: Houston, TX
Hometown: Willis, TX
College: Rice University
Age on Race Day: 26
Qualifying Race: Chevron Houston Marathon 2019
Marathon Best: 2:43:05
Social Handles: Instagram - @caliroper
Favorite inspirational quotes: "The pain of discipline is so much better than the pain of regret."
"To God be the glory."
Favorite movie: Love Rosie
Go-to breakfast: Avocado egg toast
- A licensed clinician for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder at the Houston OCD Program
- Struggled with OCD from a young age; proper treatment inspired her to her profession
- Still trained by the Rice coach Jim Bevan
- Was nine-time Conference USA champion; competed at 10,000 meters at 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships
- Coaches at Houston's only running studio, RACEPACE