Tripp Fitch at DirectAthletics
Tripp Fitch at XC TFRRS
2017-18: Ran in five of VMI's six races during cross country season, finishing 50th at the SoCon Championships...finished in the top-20 at JMU.
2016-17: Provided depth during the cross country season by competing in all but one race...was 16th at the JMU Open...set a new personal best at the SoCon Championships, where he placed 60th overall...set personal bests in five different events during track season, including a near-15 second PR in the 3K...was 10th in the 3K at Bucknell, where he set that 3K PR (8:57.98)...was 14th indoors in the 1K at Virginia Tech.
2015-16: Competed in the middle three races of the cross country season...recorded an 8K PR of 28:03 at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite...finished 15th in the 3K at the High Point meet...also competed outdoors at Bucknell and Liberty.
2014-15: Finished 30th at the UNCG Spartan Invite in his only meet of the cross country season...did not compete during track season.
High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and outdoor track at Veritas School in Richmond...finished third twice at the VISAA state cross country meet...second in the VISAA 3,200-meter meet at 2014 outdoors...fifth in the 1,600-meters at that meet as well...also part of the winning 4X800-meter relay team...indoors, lettered the only year the discipline was offered and finished 23rd in the emerging elite two-mile race at New Balance Nationals...attended National Yough Leadership Forum on medicine in summer of 2013...won novice category of Liberty University East Coast Triathlon Festival Supersprint in spring of 2014...National Honor Society member...intends to major in chemistry.
800-meters: 2:01.01 (2016 Bucknell Team Challenge)
1,000-meters: 2:39.58 (2017 Virginia Tech Challenge)
1,500-meters: 4:11.48 (2017 Liberty Twilight)
Mile - 4:37.05 (2017 Liberty Kickoff)
3K - 8:57.98 (2017 Bucknell Outdoor Classic)
5K - 15:29.58 (2017 Mason Spring Invite)
8K - 26:23