Alex George

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


  • 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)

Senior (2017)
Started his senior year as a Razorback at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 15), placing 7th overall and with the top time for Arkansas at 25:56.50 … Continued his season finishing first overall at the Chile Pepper Festival (Sept. 30) … At Pre-Nationals (Oct. 14), George finished in the top-20 overall and first for the Razorbacks at 23:26.50 … Finished in fourth overall at the SEC Championships at 23:34.30 earning All-SEC first team recognition and SEC Co-Scholar-Athlete of the Year … George finished in seventh overall at the NCAA South-Central Regional earning him All-Region honors … He closed out his cross country career at the NCAA Cross Country Championships finishing third for the Razorbacks and 51st overall, helping the team finish in fifth place.

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.

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