Forde leads way with 12:42 effort on two-mile course
Background: Competed in cross country, track and soccer at Liberty High School in Liberty, Mo. ... Has completed six marathons, including the prestigious Boston and Chicago Marathons.
Personal: Christina N. Bradshaw was born June 2, 1992, in Kansas City, Mo. ... Daughter of Jennifer Bradshaw ... Has two sisters, Nina and Amanda Maloney ... Was a Dean's List recipient in high school and is part of the Missouri State honors college ... Majoring in fine arts ... after graduation, would like to persue a mater's degree in art history.