ayla granados


Favorite quote:  “I want to think again of dangerous and noble things.  I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings.” 


800m: 2:08 (SF State, May 2016)

1500m: 4:13.5 (Lapinlahti, Finland, July 2017)

Mile (road): 4:41 (Newport Beach Spirit Mile, March 2017)

3,000m: 9:20.01 (Husky Classic, Feb 2017)

5,000m Road: 16:10 (Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, Nov 2016)

5,000m Track: 16:01 (Stanford Invite, March 2017)

Fun facts:
  • Never did a long run (a run over 8 miles) until my third year of college
  • Transferred to 5 different colleges within the span of three years
  • Was a competitive swimmer for 10 years
  • 1500m school record holder at Chico State
  • 5000m school record holder at Butte College

Nickname:  Ayla Consuela, Coach Crush 

Birthday:  September 18, 1991

Favorite movie:  American History X and/or Bridesmaids!

Proudest accomplishment:  Going into Division II NCAAs in 2014 ranked 12th in the 5k, and placing 6th earning All-American accolades

Goals for 2018:  

  • Run sub 9:10 in the 3k (indoor)
  • Qualify for USA Indoors and place top 10
  • Run sub 15:40 in 5k 
  • Run sub 4:12 in 1500
  • Qualify for USA Outdoors in 5k or 1500
  • Continue to have fun with the process 
  • Train at altitude for at least 4 weeks!

Favorite rabbit gear and why:  Ahh thats a hard one... sleevie wonder, crop hop, long legs, & freedom tank ... I could keep going haha.

Social media:

Instagram: @aylaraquel

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Twitter: @aylaconsuela