Karnell Vickers

Masters T&F World Champion Sprinter & Hurdler
Pomona, CA Mt. San Antonio College Woodstock, GA

My Store and Offerings

Life sold me a lie and with eyes wide open, I was sleeping on my dreams.

I woke up 3 years ago and became a WORLD CHAMPION Sprinter & Hurdler at age 49.

My name is Karnell Vickers, WELCOME TO MY JOURNEY.





The Latest

Atlanta Georgia Relays (AGR) Executives Visit Jamaica
Woodstock resident Vickers prevails in masters race at U.S. championships
Woodstock's Vickers named nation's top athlete in age group by USATF

View Karnell's News Archive →


Karnell Vickers

Born and raised in Southern California, Karnell hails from Pomona and attended Mt. San Antonio College. Thereafter, he hung up his spikes, stating, "I gave up on my dream of being an Olympic and World Class athlete." In hindsight, perhaps this was just a temporary pause for Karnell's track career. He has surged back to the track, now in the Master's ranks, and has sprinted and hurdled himself to being one of the most decorated Master's athletes in the world.


Karnell's success on the…

About Karnell

  • Favorite foods: Seafood Pasta
  • Hobbies: Bowling
  • Favorite TV show: Any Star Wars Cartoon series
  • Favorite movie: Star Wars & Transformers
  • Dream vacation: 7 day luxury cruise to a 14 day hidden beach getaway
  • Favorite place to compete: ANY World Championship
  • Favorite holiday: Any day when the family can get together
  • Warm up song: Hidden Beach version of “Lose Yourself”
  • I most enjoy competing against: History. (World Records)
  • After competition indulgence: ½ lb. hamburger with fries and a Carmel Shake
  • Highschool PR: 37.2 300m hurdles

Karnell's sister, Janeene Vickers, is the bronze medalist in the 400 meter Hurdles from the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.