Tonya Nero

Resides: Wichita, Kansas
College: Wichita State
Citizenship: Trinidad
DOB: 11/27/1988
16:01 5k
33:11 10k
1:15:46 Half Marathon

Tonya Nero is a 2011 graduate of Wichita State, where she was an NCAA Division 1 All-American in Cross Country and the Indoor 5k.   She has been the Missouri Valley Conference Champion six times over two years and was named the Conference’s Women Athlete of the Year for Cross Country. Tonya has personal bests of 16:01.69 for 5,000 meters and 33:11.71 for 10,000 meters. A citizen of Trinidad, Tonya will seek to make the 2012 Olympic Team in either the 10,000 meters or marathon.  She is currently training for her marathon debut at the end of this year.