XC Watchlist: Jack Bassett (Cape Elizabeth)

Bassett won the Class B 1600m title this spring.

XC Watchlist: Jack Bassett

School: Cape Elizabeth

Year of Graduation: 2020

2018 State Meet Finish: 16:30.03 4th in Class B

What has your summer training consisted of? How much mileage you putting in?

My summer training has been pretty light. I'll hit a couple workouts each week and I've been trying to run about 35 miles a week.

What are your goals for the upcoming season?

 I want a team championship at states as well as an individual one.

What is your favorite workout that makes you feel most prepared for success?

Sprint workouts because I know not many people do them for XC.

What did you learn from last xc season that will help you improve in 2019?

 Pump your arms.

Do you have a favorite course?

Twin Brook.

What do you love most about running?

 Getting to compete.

Now that your senior how is the college search going?

It's going well but I'm trying to stay focused on the XC season and the team right now.

How is your team looking for the fall?

It's going well but I'm trying to stay focused on the XC season and the team right now.

What shoes will you train in and race in?

I'm training in Nike's and running in Sauconys.

Favorite subject in school?


What was the last movie you saw and what did you think of it?

Waterboy. Greatest movie of all time.

What is your Pet Peeve ?

My watch not finding GPS fast enough so the timing of my runs gets all messed up

Lastly, if you were stranded on an island with three things what would they be?

Treadmill, Nike's... nah just kidding. Ben and Jerry's half baked ice cream, my dog, and peanut butter.

Personal Records High School
400 Meter Dash1:00.24
800 Meter Run2:04.86
1600 Meter Run4:27.73
3200 Meter Run9:54.26
1.x Mile Run10:03.00
4000 Meter Run13:08.00
2.x Mile Run (CC Short Course)13:55.00
Three Mile Run16:11.00
5000 Meter Run16:30.03