Athlete: Elijah Edney
School: Franklin County
Q: What does your training look like right now given the current situation?
A: It's looking very good, taking every opportunity to train wherever I can.
Q: What are you doing to stay busy other than run right now?
A:Doing college applications, and spending time with family.
Q: What was your most memorable race/moment?
A: Brookhaven track meet in 11th grade placed 1st and set a PR in the 400m-53.5.
Q: What was the funniest thing that happened during your running career?
A: As a 7th grader I was really skinny and my track shorts didn't fit.
Q: Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?
A: I would consider myself as my biggest competition knowing how much I have to do to get myself better. I'm not worried about anything other than getting better.
Q: What was your greatest accomplishment?
A: Set a PR in the 400m-52.5.
Q: If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?
A: I wouldn't do any other sport other than track to improve myself.
Q: What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?
A: I was injured my 9th grade year not being able to run really hurt me.
Q: What will you miss the most?
A: I will miss coming to my high school track and working hard every single day.
Q: What advice would you give to younger athletes?
A: Don't let anyone tell you that you can't be the best runner in your state.
Q: What kind of an impact has your coach had on you and your team?
A: He has helped me overcome my loss last year in the 400m and was working hard this year to do something great.
Q: What are your college plans?
A: I will attend the college of my choice to run track & field.
Q: Who would you like to say 'thank you' to?
A: I would like to thank all family and friends who have supported me through my journey as a high school student athlete.
Q: Is there anything else you'd like to add?
A: I just want to say that I will forever try and outwork everyone surrounding me to achieve my goals.
Q: Favorite Meal?
A: Pizza, Chinese food, or my mom's squash casserole.
Q: If you could be any animal what would you choose? and why?
A: I would love to be a cheetah so I could be super fast.
Q: Your favorite superhero?
A: Deadpool,because he can be funny and dangerous like me
|100 Meter Dash||11.97|
|200 Meter Dash||23.79|
|400 Meter Dash||52.62|
|1600 Meter Run||5:09.55|
|3200 Meter Run||11:01.29|