Ben Blankenship | Men’s Elite Mile
Sponsor: Nike / Oregon Track Club
1500m PR: 3:34.26
Mile PR: 3:53.03
5 Things About Me: Ben Blankenship
- I have two dogs: a bluetick coonhound named Annabel Lee and a miniature dachshund named Tegan.
- I once met Riff Raff/Jody Highroller at the Salt Lake City Airport. He was cool.
- My favorite movie is Twister; still hard to believe the Oscar snub there.
- I just sold some antique leaf springs on Craigslist today for $50.
- My middle name is Floyd.
5 Fast Questions
- What’s your favorite podcast or Pandora Station? The Unbelievable Podcast. Learn to unlearn everything you know.
- What’s your favorite pre-run or post-run snack? Waffles
- If you competed in another sport, what would it be? NASCAR
- What is your favorite flavor of Gatorade? (Now, or growing up) Glacier Freeze, obviously.
- Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? I once drove the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but that’s about it.