Cross Country

JakeAllen

  • position Distance/XC
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Naperville, Ill.
  • High school Naperville North
  • Major Accounting

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7687100/Kentucky/Jake_Allen.html 

Personal Bests:

Cross Country:

6K – 17:50.5

8K – 23:29.1

10K – 29:58.0

5 Mile – 24.40.7

Indoor:

Mile – 4:04.88

3000 – 7:58.05

5000 – 14:25.76

Outdoor:

800 – 1:52.66

1500 – 3:43.54

5000 – 14:04.86

10000 – 31:00.48

In The Record Book:

  • Ranks 2nd all-time in the indoor 3000m with a time of 7:58.05 set in 2024

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2022

2023-24 (Senior)

Cross Country

  • Placed 10th with a personal best time of 23:50.2 in the 8k at the Southern Showcase
  • Placed 12th with a time of 23:56.7 in the 8k at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational
  • Placed 8th with a time of 23:55.0 in the 8k at the Crimson Classic
  • Placed 15th with a personal best time of 23:29.1 in the 8k at the SEC Championships
  • Placed 30th with a personal best time of 29:58.0 in the 10k at the NCAA Southeast Regionals

Indoor

  • Placed 11th in the 3000m with a time of 8:02.45 at the Razorback Invitational
  • Placed 22nd in the 3000m with a personal best time of 7:58.05 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational that ranks 2nd all time on the UK all-time performers list
  • Member of the Distance Medley Relay team that placed 7th with a time of 9:47.50 at the SEC Indoor Championships
  • Placed 15th in the 3000m with a time of 8:05.64 at the SEC Indoor Championships

Outdoor

  • Placed 2nd in the 1500m with a time of 3:45.91 at the USF Alumni Invitational
  • Placed 13th in the 5000m with a time of 14:04.86 at the Stanford Invitational
  • Placed 2nd in the 1500m with a personal best time of 3:43.54 at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 13th in the 5000m with a time of 14:19.67 at the Drake Relays
  • Placed 14th in the 10000m with a time of 31:00.48 at the SEC Outdoor Championships

2022-23 (Junior)

Cross Country

  • Placed 17th at North Alabama Showcase with a season best 24:07.25 scoring 17 points.
  • Scored for the Wildcats with a top 50 finish at SEC Championships.

2021-22 (Sophomore) 

Outdoor 

  • Placed ninth in the 1500m (3:46.18) at Florida Relays with the fastest time for the Wildcats in the 2022 outdoor season 
  • Ran a personal best 1:52.66 in the 800m at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing third 
  • Competed in six meets, including SEC Championships 

Indoor 

  • Earned personal best in the mile (4:07.15) at SEC Championships 
  • Ran in three meets, including SEC Championships 

Cross Country 

  • Competed in the NCAA Southeast Regional men’s 10K race 
  • Scored for the Wildcats with a top 50 finish at SEC Championships 
  • Finished in top 100 at FSU Pre-Nationals, scoring points for Kentucky in the men’s 8K (24:15.5) 
  • Placed 62nd (24:40.7) in the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational in the men’s blue five mile 
  • Finished 6th in the Missouri Opener 6K (17:50.5), helping the men’s team win the meet 

2020-21 (Freshman)
Cross Country 

  • Represented UK at the SEC Championships, finishing 46th overall (25:11.5) 

Indoor 

  • Had two second-place finishes during the season, the mile at the McCravy-Green Invitational (4:07.93) and the 5000m at the Weems Baskin Invitational (14:25.76) 
  • Ran in the SEC Championships in the distance medley relay and 3000m, finishing 8th and 10th, respectively  

Outdoor 

  • Won the 1500m at the Kentucky Invitational with a personal-best time of 3:44.18 
  • Competed in the 1500m and the 5000m at the SEC Championships, placing 11th and 15th, respectively 
  • Named Freshman All-SEC for being the top freshman finisher in the 5000m 
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