Athlete Name: Casey Loring
School: South Portland
Year of Graduation: 2016
2012 State Meet Finish: 11th Class A 19:44
Best time in a 5K race and in which meet:
My best time was 19:44 in last years state meet in Belfast.
Tell us how your summer training is going?:
My summer training is going really well. I created a schedule to help me focus on certain things for the upcoming seasons. I also did a lot of road biking. I participated in Acadia Running Camp and also ran in the Twilight 5k, Beach 2 Beacon, and plan on doing the Tri for Preservation.
What are your goals for the upcoming season?:
My goals for the upcoming season are to run sub 19:00
How long have you been running and how did you get started?:
I started really competing in eighth grade so for around 2 years
Will you be competing anywhere out of state this season?:
Not that I know of.
What is your favorite course to run in Maine?:
Belfast, because its exciting in the woods but also open so you can see your progression.
What is the toughest course to run in Maine?:
Twin Brook, because its very hilly and also the different loops are confusing.
What meet during the regular season do you put extra emphasize on to compete well at?:
Festival of the Champions, I want to show that I can compete with everyone from anywhere.
What is your favorite cross country race so far in your high school career?:
Festival of the Champions at Belfast its different and I can scope out new competition but it is also fun to be with my team.
Favorite cross country memory?:
My favorite memory So far was states when I ran my PR, 19:44
When you are not running what is your favorite thing to do?:
What shoes do you train in?:
I train in an array of shoes, Mizunos, Sauconys, Asics, and sometimes for track workouts I will wear Nikes.
What shoes do you race in?:
For racing I use Nike spikes.
What professional athlete would you most like to meet?:
The professional athlete I would like to meet is Shalane Flanagan
What is something that most people don't know about you?
I enjoy drawing and painting.