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AAU Track & Field Spotlight: Jaleel Gelin

AAU Track & Field Spotlight: Jaleel Gelin

AAU member Jaleel Gelin is featured on healthykidsrunningseries.org as their newest athlete to be honored in their healthy kids stories to motivate kids to live healthy and active lifestyles. An “incredible young athlete”, he is recognized for his commitment to his sport and the success he has seen as a result. You may have seen “Superman” flying by in his socks with red capes at one of our events.

Read on below for the original interview posted on healthykidsrunningseries.org.

What are your favorite healthy snacks?
My favorite snacks are fruits, such as tangerines, apples, oranges, and grapes.

What is your favorite pre-race snack?
Blueberries.

What are your goals for 2016?
My goals for 2016 are to run:
400m in 58.00 seconds
800m in 2:15
1500m in 4:45
And to win the Junior Olympics.

What are your goals beyond 2016?
My goals beyond 2016 are to keep working hard and training smart and get the proper rest needed.

What was it like to win the 800m race at the AAU Junior Olympics in 2015?
It’s very fun to run at the Junior Olympics, there’s kids there we’ve been competing for the past 3 years against each other. My best race was the 800m final at USATF because I almost broke the national record.

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