Seven times was Alison Dunlap U.S. champion in cycling: Six times a cyclo-cross race ( Cyclocross ) and once in cross country. In 2000, she took second place in the Mountain Bike World Cup, which she won in 2002. In cross country, it was also 2001 World Champion.
The UCI Road World Championships 1994 Dunlap finished third in the team time trial, with Deirdre Demet - Barry, Eve Stephenson and Jeannie Golay. She was third in the U.S. Championships in the road race, again in 1996 and second in the individual time trial in 1993. In 1994 she won the International Thüringen Tour of the women and the 2000 Redlands Cycling Classic.
Twice launched Alison Dunlap at the Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 she was 37th in the road race, in 2000 in Sydney Seventh Cross Country.
Since her retirement from cycling in 2009 Dunlap operates a mountain bike adventure camp in Moab.