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Alex George
Alex George

Alex George

Sr | 5-4 | Gloucester, Great Britain / The Marling School

#RazorFacts

  • All-American
  • SEC Runner of the Year
  • SEC Champion
  • Two-time All-SEC First Team
  • Two-time All-Region
  • All-SEC Second Team (2014)
  • All-SEC Freshman Team (2014)

Junior (2016)
NCAA All-American, SEC champion … Opened his third year as a Razorback, claiming the first individual meet title of his career at Boston College’s Battle in Beantown (Sept. 16) … Was selected as the SEC Runner of the Week (Sept. 19) for his performance in Boston … Continued his stead as Arkansas’ top finisher at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 1), placing first among D-I competitors with a new 8K personal best of 23:33.12 … Posted a top-15 finish at the Pre-National Invitational (Oct. 15) … Kicked off the postseason with his third individual victory of the season, racing to an SEC title (Oct. 28) with an improved 8K time of 23:24.90 which earned him All-SEC first team recognition and the SEC Runner of the Year award … Finished fifth overall at the NCAA South Central Region Championship (Nov. 11) to pick up the second All-Region recognition of his career … Completed the year as Arkansas’ top performer at the national meet, racing to a 15th-place finish at the NCAA championship in Terre Haute, Indiana which led to a fifth-place team finish.

Sophomore (2015)
Kicked off his sophomore campaign at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 3) placing third overall … Raced to a time of 23:35.68 and the top spot for an Arkansas runner … Competed in the Pre-Nationals race (Oct. 17) finishing 50th overall … Crossed the line in a time of 23:57.30 placing fifth among Arkansas racers … Posted a fifth place finish with a time of 23:36.20 at the SEC Championships (Oct. 30) in College Station, Texas …  Collected a third place finish for Arkansas on the 8K course … George finished the year at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) with a 176th place … His time of 31:40.70 was good enough for a seventh place finish among the Razorbacks.

Freshman (2014)
Co-SEC Freshman of the Year … NCAA All-Region … All-SEC second team member … Posted the second-highest finish (10th) of any frosh at the SEC Championship (Oct. 31) to earn All-SEC freshman team honors … Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 22, Oct. 7, Oct. 21) … Competed in all seven races … Placed inside the team’s top five in all seven races … Posted four Top 15 finishes … Improved his 8-kilomter time in each of the year’s first three races … Placed 16th overall in his Arkansas debut race at the Hurricane Cross Country Championship (Aug. 30) where he collected a four-mile time of 20:40.00 … Posted the team’s highest finish (2nd) at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 20) with an 8K time of 25:36.66 to earn his first SEC Freshman Runner of the Week honor … Won his second-straight SEC Freshman Runner of the Week award after his 8K time of 24:26.40 at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 4) earned him an 11th-place finish … Ran a personal-best 8-kilometer time of 24:23.00 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational to place 57th and earn his straight SEC Freshman Runner of the Week accolade … Posted his third top 10 finish of the season at the SEC Championship (10th; 24:46.10) to earn both All-SEC second team and All-SEC freshman team … Named to the NCAA All-Region team after his 10-kilometer time of 29:55.00 earned him a sixth-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional (Nov. 14) … Placed 183rd at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (Nov. 22), ending the season with a 10K time of 32:20.50.

High School
Attended The Marling School in Stroud, England … Ran for Gloucester A.C. … Led his team to a first-place finish at the West Menia League … His team finished second at the St. Albans Relays … Helped his team to a third-place finish at the Henry National Relays as a junior and a sixth-place finish as a senior … Ran internationally for Great Brittan.

Personal
Born on Feb. 6, 1996 … Son of Andrew and Alison George … Has two brothers, Harry and Thomas … Majoring in kinesiology.

TFRRS Profile

Cross Country PR Times

  • Four-Mile: 20:40.10 (Hurricane Cross Festival 8/30/14)
  • 8K: 23:24.90 (SEC Championship 10/28/16)
  • 10K: 29:55.00 (NCAA South Central Regional 11/14/14)

Individual Titles

  • Battle in Beantown 8K (9/16/16): 24:09.00
  • Chile Pepper Festival D-I 8K (10/1/16): 23:33.12
  • SEC Championship 8K (10/28/16): 23:24.90