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Name: Lauren Kinzle (Lauren's Milesplit Profile)
High School: Xavier College Prep
Year of Graduation: 2015
Track and Field PR's:
When did you first get involved with track and field? How long have you been running:
I first got involved with track when I was in 4th grade. I have been running for about 8 years.
What is a typical training week like for you?
Usually we do two interval/track workouts a week, one 60 minute run and one 90 minute run on Saturday.
What are your goals for the upcoming track season?
This season I hope to bond with my teammates and have fun while still running my hardest.
How do you prepare yourself mentally for a race? Do you have any superstitions?
I roll out my legs and stretch two days before the race and eat pasta the night before. I pump myself up with music by Miley Cyrus.
What does your season look like and will you be competing in any out of state track meets during the season or post high school season?
I think this season will go well. We are doing some more sprints and working on upper body strength. Our team might be competing in Arcadia.
What message would you tell younger runners who aspire to be at the top?
I would tell them to have fun and enjoy the process. Don't let other people's opinions influence your actions.
If you had to attribute your success to one thing, what would it be?
I would have to attribute it to not giving up thanks to the support of my coaches and teammates.
How many events do you compete in and which event is your favorite?
I compete in the 1600, 800 and 3200. I enjoy all of the events I compete in, it just depends on what mood I'm in.
What are 3 things we don't know about you?
- My car got stolen (then found)
- I have 3 other siblings
- I love snowboarding and photography
Favorite Pre-race Meal?
Peanut butter and toast with banana
Favorite Winter Olympic Sport?
Mt. Sac Relays
Cross Country or Track and Field?
Perfect temperature to compete in?
Favorite song at the moment?
Feelin' Myself - House of Gold