Track & Field
Justin Amason - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Centralia

School Record Holder – 4 x Mile Relay

2003: Outdoor – Ran a seasonal-best time of 3:48.78 in the 1,500 meters at the Cardinal Qualifier to qualify for the NCAA regional championships… Placed fourth at the SEC quad meet in the 1,500-meter run. Indoors – SEC finalist in the mile run, placing seventh to score for the Cats… Ran a seasonal best 4:08.90 in the SEC preliminaries to advance to the finals… Placed third at the SEC Challenge in the mile… Ran a seasonal best time of 1:53.57 in the 800 meters at the Rod McCravy Memorial. Cross Country – Ran in four races for Kentucky, placing 11th at the Western Kentucky Old Timers Classic and 35th at the SEC Championships… Had a season-best time of 25:44.08 in the 8k at the Auburn Invitational.

2002: Outdoor – Had a personal-best time of 3:46.77 in the 1,500 meters at the Stanford Invitational… Finished 10th at SEC’s in 1,500 meters… Ran a season-best time of 1:54.27 in the 800 meters at the Gatorade Classic. Indoor – Ran a personal-best 4:07.57 in the mile to finish 10th at the SEC Championships… Finished seventh at the SEC East meet with a time of 4:10.84…Anchored the distance medley relay team that finished second at the SEC East meet. Cross Country: Sat out season as a redshirt.

2001: Outdoor – Opened the season with a then-personal best 3:53.25 in the 1,500 meters at the Miami Invitational … Placed third in the 1,500 meters at the Texas Relays… Ran personal-best 3:52.61 for the 1,500 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays… Member of the school record-setting 4-x-mile relay… Split 4:07.30 for the 1600-meter leg of the distance-medley relay at Sea Ray Relays. Indoor – Sat out season as a redshirt. Cross Country – Earned a letter.

High School: As a senior, finished second in the 1,600 meters and third in the 800 meters at the Illinois Class 2A State Championships… Named Centralia High School 2000 Outstanding Athlete.

Personal: Born June 9, 1981… Parents are Peggy and Loren Amason… Major is philosophy.

Personal Bests:
800 Meters: 1:52.55
1,500 Meters: 3:46.77
Mile: 4:07.57

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