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Meet the 2018 Competitors: Jacob Thomson

Jacob Thomson | Men’s Elite Mile

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Sponsor: adidas / BAA
College: Kentucky
1500m PR: 3:43.15
Mile PR: 4:01.42

5 Things About Me: Jacob Thomson

  1. When I’m not running I like to spend my time playing with my dog, Lance.
  2. I own an electric burr grinder.
  3. Once I obtained my high school’s archrival football team’s playbook through espionage, we still lost the game.
  4. I just graduated from Kentucky with degrees in finance and accounting.
  5. I’ll be moving to Boston this month as I just joined the Boston Athletic Association a few weeks ago.

5 Fast Questions

  1. What’s your favorite podcast or Pandora Station? Eric Church for music. Currently I’ve been listening to The Move podcast every morning where Lance Armstrong recaps the Tour de France.
  2. What’s your favorite pre-run or post-run snack? I always have a nice cup of coffee before runs.
  3. If you completed in another sport, what would it be? Baseball, ideally playing short stop for the Red Sox.
  4. What is your favorite flavor of Gatorade? (Now, or growing up) Cool Blue
  5. Do you have any connections to Raleigh or North Carolina? I attended NC State for 2 years before transferring to Kentucky.

Learn more about Jacob at: VIS Experience | Rise & Run with the Pros Sir Walter “Extra” Miler

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