Track & Field
Trent Halasek - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Scott County

2010-11 (Junior): Cross Country: Raced in his first four cross country races after not competing each of his first two years … Earned three top-10 team finishes … Recorded a personal-best time in the 8K by crossing the finish line at the Greater Louisville Invitational in 27:03.60. Indoor: Ran a 4:17.54 mile at the Rod McCravy meet. Outdoor: Competed in the 800m run at the Florida Relays at the start of April … Completed the 1,500m run at the USF Bulls Invitational, crossing the finish line with a time of 4:03.56.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Indoor – At the SEC Indoor Championships, ran a season-best time of 1:52.94 qualifying for the final and securing a tenth place finish…ran a top mile time of 4:29.32 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet. Outdoor – Ran season-best time of 1:55.30 in the 800m run in Gainesville, Fla….Again, in the state of Florida a season-best mark in the 1,500m run with a time of 4:05.83 at the University of Central Florida. Cross Country – Did not compete as a reserve runner on the cross country team.

2008-09 (Freshman): Cross Country – Did not compete. Indoor – At Iowa State Classic, ran personal-best 800m mark of 1:53.48 … Ran top mile time of 4:21.54 at the Kentucky Invitational … Member of seventh-place distance medley relay at SEC Championships. Outdoor – Competed in the 800m run with best result of 1:55.73 at the Florida Relays.

High School: Crowned Kentucky 3A state champion in 800m run as a senior … Won Class 3A Region 5 Championships in 800m run as a senior and junior as well as a 4x400m relay championship in his third year … Holds region and school record in 800m run … Also claims school record in the 1600m run and 1600m relay … Coached by Dwayne Ellison … Team was second runner-up at Kentucky state championships and Class 3A Region 5 Champions during junior year … Played football freshman and sophomore years … Graduated with 3.7 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Robert Trent Halasek … Born Aug. 10, 1989 in Georgetown, Ky. … Parents are Robert and Judy Halasek … Has one sister, Andrea a senior on the UK track team … Mother Judy also attended UK.

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