|Country New Zealand|
Weight 60 kg
Name Kate McIlroy
Career start 2008
Career end 2008
Height 1.73 m
|Born 26 August 1981Wellington|
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Kate McIlroy (born 26 August 1981) is a New Zealand cyclist, triathlete and former runner. She won the World Mountain Running title in 2005 and was later named New Zealand Sportswoman of the Year at the Halberg Awards.
She is the national women's record holder for the 3000 metre steeplechase with a time of 9:32.54 set in Heusden, Belgium during 2006.
McIlroy converted to track in a bid to compete at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but sustained a leg injury and was unable recover in time.
She started competing in triathlons at the end of 2008. In 2012, she was selected to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the triathlon, where she finished in 10th place.