Athlete Name: Deondre Almon
School: Florence High School
What was your most memorable meet?
My most memorable meet was my first ever cross country race my junior year at the Cold Springs Kickoff challenge. I ran a 19:35 and finished in the top 25.
Where did you face your biggest competition?
Biggest competition was always the Jesse Owens Race.
Out of all of your high school accomplishments which stands out the most?
Being offered by colleges to run Cross Country.
If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?
Being more flexible and starting running in Middle School instead of my junior year.
What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?
Being new to the sport and learning how to pace myself.
What will you miss the most?
Being competitive at the High School level
Do you have any advice for younger athletes?
BE COACH-ABLE AND KEEP YOUR GRADES UP
What are your post-highschool or college plans?
I will be attending Huntingdon College where i will major in Pre-Dentistry and run XC
Who would you like to say thank you to?
I'd like to thank my mom, coaches, friends, teammates, and Nate Bailey because without him I wouldn't have been able to run XC because I had never heard of this sport.