M Cross Country
Sep 29
Virginia Military Institute
Mason Invite
Leesburg, Va.
M Cross Country
Oct 12
Virginia Military Institute
VertCross Invite
Kernersville, N.C.
M Cross Country
Oct 27
Virginia Military Institute
SoCon Championships
Cullowhee, N.C.



Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Hickory


Micah Ellington at DirectAthletics

Micah Ellington at XC TFRRS

2017-18: Was VMI's #3 runner at the conference cross country championships...competed in every XC race as a senior...was part of the IC4A-qualifying DMR team indoors, a foursome that recorded a 10th-place finish...also finished third in that event at the conference meet...placed 17th in the 5K at indoors...set a new PR in the mile at the VMI Team Challenge...outdoors, posted a new 800-meter PR at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier...was 12th in that event at the conference meet, and also finished 16th in the 5K.

2016-17: Ran in all seven of VMI's cross country events, including the regional championship for the first time...reset his 8K PR on two different occasions...finished 23rd at the JMU Open and 42nd at the conference championship...set four new PR's during track seasons, including in back to back April weeks when he did so in the 1,500 at Duke and the 5K at Bucknell...was 11th in the 1,500 at Liberty...ran on the DMR at the Penn Relays...indoors, finished 10th in the mile in personal best time at Virginia Tech...was third in the mile at dual vs. The Citadel.

2015-16: Competed in five of VMI's seven cross country meets...had a season-best finish of 21st at the George Mason Invite...posted a personal best 8K time of 26:39 at the SoCon Championships, where he placed 52nd...set new personal bests in the 1K and mile at the YSU National Invite indoors...finished ninth in the Virginia Tech Challenge in the mile.

2014-15: Competed in four events during the cross country season...recorded a best 8K time of 27:19, when he finished 23rd at the UNCG Invite...finished 15th in the 1,500-meters at the SoCon Outdoor Championship...ran a PR of 4:01.68 the previous week at the Charlotte Invite, and finished 59th in that event in a very crowded field at the Mason Spring Invitational...indoors, was sixth in the unseeded 3K at the season-opening ETSU Invite...also finished 10th in the mile at the Liberty Quad.

High School/Personal: Holds Hickory HS school record in the indoor mile...was the runner-up at the state 5A championship in that event with his PR time of 4:24.70…ranks 18th in the state with that time…finished seventh in the 2013 5A cross country state championships…holds school sophomore and junior XC records in the 5K...multiple-time team MVP...XC Runner of Chesapeake for 2012-13 season...intends to major in mechanical engineering.

Personal Bests:

8K - 25:41 (2016 SoCon Championships)
10K (XC) - 33:27
800-meters: 1:55.63 (2018 Liberty Twilight)
1000-meters - 2:35.60 (2016 YSU National Invite)
1,500-meters - 3:57.19 (2017 Duke Invite)
Mile - 4:21.61 (2018 VMI Team Challenge)
3K - 9:07.82 (2015 ETSU Invite, Indoors)
5K (track) - 15:10.68 (2017 Bison Outdoor Classic)


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