November Athlete of the Month: Jacie Mitchell

Jacie Mitchell

Q: How long have you been running cross country?

A: 6 years.

Q: Why did you decide to join cross country?

A: I’ve always loved running and my sibling did it.

Q: Who introduced you to cross country?

A: My mom.

Q: Do you plan on running in college?

A: I’m keeping my options open but I haven’t decided.

Q: What was your favorite this season and why?

A: Marshalltown, because I like the course.

Q: Who is someone you look up to and why?

A: My mom because she inspires me to do my best.

Q: What is your favorite part of cross country?

A: Being with the team and team dinners.

Q: How do you get through a cross country race?

A: Telling myself to stay motivated and to go faster.

Q: Will you continue running in the future?

A: If I don’t run in college, I want to participate in marathons or other road races.

Q: What is your biggest accomplishment or something you’re proud of?

A: Running at state all four years.