2008 U20 World Mountain Running Championships,
2009 U20 European Mountain Running Championships
Growing up in Wrexham, North Wales, Gina’s passion for running started at 8 years old after competing in primary schools cross country, and soon after joined Wrexham A.C. Attending university at UWIC in 2008 Gina gained a Bachelors Degree in Sport Development before moving to Portland, Oregon in 2011. In her second year in the US after running for Concordia University in the NAIA for a year, she gained a scholarship at the University of Portland for Track and Field and Cross Country NCAA D1 to complete a Master of Science in Management Communication.
Gina has represented Wales on various surfaces since the age of 12, and gained her first Great Britain vest on the mountains at 18 years old. Highlights are 5th and 6th place at the 2008 World Mountain Running Championships and 2009 European Mountain Running Championships as a junior. Look out for Gina as she transitions to the roads as well as her return to the mountain and trail running international scene.