Hannah Kiser cruised as a distance runner for Wenatchee High School. She excelled in cross-country while earning three All-Big 9 league berths. She placed as high as 20th at state in 2006 (as a freshman) and as high as 4th in the district (as a senior). In track, Hannah finished second in the region in the 1600, second in both the 1600 and 800 in the district and competed at the state meet while earning multiple All-Big 9 berths.
She really hit her stride at the University of Idaho. As a harrier, she won two Western Athletic Conference titles and also finished second while being honored as All-WAC three times and conference Cross-country Athlete of the Year in 2012. Hannah placed as high as 12th at the NCAA-I national meet in three appearances. In track, she set and broke her own school and conference record indoors in the 3,000 meter run with the fastest being 9:04.74. Hannah won four indoor titles at the WAC Championships - three at 3,000 meters and one at a mile - while earning four All-WAC berths. She placed as high as 5th at 3,000 meters in two NCAA-I Championship appearances and was a NCAA-I All-American in 2013 and second team All-American in 2012. Hannah was equally adept at running outdoors. In 2013, she set a school and WAC record at 3,000 meters by crossing the finish line in 15:44.06. Hannah won six WAC championships - three at 5,000 meters, two at 10,000 meters and one at 1500 meters - while earning six outdoor All-Conference berths. She was named the conference Outstanding Women's Track Athlete twice for the outdoor season.
Hannah was a North Central Washington College Female finalist four times, and was named Athlete of the Year each time.