Colin Eckerman – Class of 2024

Personal Records (PRs)

Cross Country

5K = 15:54.0

2 Mile = 11:01.00

Outdoor Track 

800m = 2:11.21

1600m = 4:46.32

1 Mile = 4:50.98

3200m = 9:34.36

2 Mile = 10:03.88

Indoor Track

800m = 2:07.57

1 Mile = 4:39.61

Running Career Highlights

  • Colin finished in 7th place at the 2022 Knoxville Interscholastic League Championships (County Championships)
  • Colin finished in 16th place at the 2022 TSSAA Cross Country State Championships (Division II-AA)
  • Colin ran the second leg of his team’s 4 x 800 relay at the 2-22 East Regional Championships qualifying them for the state meet.
  • Colin ran the second leg of his team’s 4 x 800 relay at the 2022 TSSAA Track & Field State Championships where his team finished in 8th place.
  • Colin earned the Spartan leadership award on his cross-country team and team MVP for the 2022 XC season.

Athlete Extracurriculars

  • Colin has a 4.21 GPA; and is a member of the National Honor Society.
  • Colin is a Social Institute Student Ambassador part of a program aiming to utilize and safen the social media space.
  • Colin is extremely involved in the local running community having volunteered at most of the races hosted by the Knoxville Track Club in the past 2 years including the Knoxville Covenant Health Marathon, Pilot Cross Knox 15k, Strawberry Plains half marathon, and 10k, etc…
  • Colin has also volunteered to support his school community by providing help in building new desks for the school, working in the school garden, picking weeds on campus, etc…
  • Colin has also volunteered at Second Harvest food bank packaging hundreds of bags of food for the less fortunate in the greater Knoxville area.
  • Colin is also actively organizing a camp for grades 4-8 for kids to experience and be introduced to XC & Track & Field  – actively pushing the sport forward to kids.