January 2015

USATF honors Team Spenco runner Gray

USA Track & Field (USATF) recognized elite mountain runner and Spenco-sponsored athlete Joseph Gray with its “Mountain Runner of the Year” title on December 4 during its annual meeting in Anaheim, CA.

As a member of Team Spenco, Gray wears the Waco, TX-based company’s cushioning Ironman Race insoles during races, uses its medical products, like the 2nd Skin Blister Kit, and wears Spenco’s line of supportive shoes and sandals for after-race recovery.

Gray lives and trains in Colorado Springs, CO, and is a six-time North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) champion, an eight-time USA National champion, a 15-time USA National team member, the first African American to win the USA National Mountain Running Champion­ship, and the first athlete to win NACAC titles in Cross Country and Mountain Running. This is the fifth time Gray has been named Mountain Runner of the Year.

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