Allison grew up in Cedar City, Utah. She attended Weber State University in Ogden, Utah where she studied Finance and competed in Track and Field. Allison earned All-American honors in 2001 in the indoor 800 meters. She now resides in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband Derek and two children Camryn and Brandon. Along with her husband she runs a small business in Phoenix. Her favorite places to run are Carlsbad, California and Lake Tahoe.
In addition to track and field, Allison also competed in volleyball and basketball in high school.
To qualify for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials
800 meters 2:06:77
Half Marathon 1:17:37