From high school track to grueling ultramarathons, memorable moments abound in the world of competitive running in 2015. In the U.S., a few names stood out from the rest.

Competitor’s 2015 Runners of the Year took into account the calendar year of performances among distance runners who are living and training in the United States, regardless of where they competed.

Here are our winners:

High School Girls: Katie Rainsberger, 17, Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School Boys: Drew Hunter, 18, Purcellville, Va.
College Women: Molly Seidel, Notre Dame
College Men: Edward Cheserek, Oregon
Women’s Track: Emily Infeld, 25, Portland, Ore.
Men’s Track: (tie) Ben True, 29, Hanover, N.H., and Galen Rupp, 29, Portland, Ore.
Women’s 5K-Half: Molly Huddle, 31, Providence, R.I.
Men’s 5K-Half: Ben True, 29, Hanover, N.H.
Marathon Women: Desiree Linden, 32, Rochester Hills, Mich.
Dathan Ritzenhein
Photo Credit: PhotoRun
Women’s Masters: Deena Kastor, 42, Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
Men’s Masters: Bernard Lagat, 41, Tucson, Ariz.
Trail Running Women
Photo Credit: Myke Hermsmeyer
Trail Running Men – Joe Gray, 31, Colorado Springs
Women’s Ultrarunning: Camille Herron, 34, Warr Acres, Okla.
Men’s Ultrarunning: Zach Miller, 26, Manitou Springs, Colo.
Women’s Cross Country: Laura Thweatt, 27, Boulder, Colo.
Men’s Cross Cross Country: Chris Derrick, 25, Portland, Ore.