Colin Abert

Minnesota Distance Elite
Easton, PA Pennsylvania State University Minneapolis, MN

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Collegiate Standouts Annie Frisbie of Iowa State, Colin Abert of Penn State, Join Team USA Minnesota

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Colin Abert

"I really enjoy being active. Running has been such an important part of my life and I cannot imagine giving up on my dreams of making a world team." From Easton, PA, Colin was an all-state standout runner while attending Easton High School. From there, he headed to State College and Penn State University. While earning a degree in Agribusiness Management and a minor in Entrepreneurship, Colin donned the Blue and White on both the track and cross country. In 2018, at the Sykes and Sabock Challenge Cup, he…

About Colin

  • Coach: Chris Lundstrom
  • Training group: Minnesota Distance Elite
  • Philanthropic involvement: Hunger Prevention Charities as well as Environmental Charities
  • Favorite foods: Tacos
  • Favorite TV show: The Office
  • Favorite movie: The Other Guys
  • After competition indulgence: Eat as much food as possible
  • Highschool PR: Mile: 4:13.91, 3200: 8:56.00, 5000(XC): 14:55

I think that what you put into your day-to-day life is what you will get out of it. I try to be positive in any situation and you will always see me with a smile on my face. I also know that things don't come easily. If you want to be successful, you will have to spend the necessary time preparing for whatever your endeavor is. I also believe that you need to make as many friends and connections as possible in order to have the necessary support in your life.

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