Cross Country
Candace Leep - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Kenton Ridge

2003: Outdoor – Finalist at the SEC Championships in the 1,500 meter run… Ran a personal best 4:30.82 at the Mt. Sac Relays to qualify for the NCAA Regional Championships… Ran a personal best of 2:10.66 at the Sea Ray Relays… Was a member of the 4×800 relay team that placed second at the Penn Relays and is ranked second in the U.S. for 2003. Indoor – SEC Finalist in the mile run… Ran a personal best 4:56.43 in the mile to place 8th at the SEC Championships.

Fall 2002: Cross Country – Competed in three meets for UK, placing 11th at the WKU Old Timers Classic.

2002: Outdoor – Ran a personal-best 4:41.09 for the 1,500 meters at the Sea Ray Relays… Also placed fifth at the Gatorade Classic in the event.Indoor – Ran a season-best 5:11.49 for the mile at the SEC East meet.

High School: Was the 2000 Ohio state champion in the 1,600-meter run and a with a time of 5:02.84… Also was a two-time sectional champion and state qualifier in the 1600 meter run… Two-time state qualifier in the 800 meters. Also played soccer and basketball for Kenton Ridge… Was team captain for all three squads.

Personal: Born March 15, 1983… Parents are Kathy Callison and Jim Leep… Majoring in elementary education.

Personal Bests:
800 Meters: 2:10.66
1,500 Meters: 4:30.82
Mile: 4:56.43

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