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John Elwood Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2012

2013 Outdoor Track
Posted a personal-best time of 52.87 in the 400-meter dash at the High Point VertKlasse Meet (March 22-23)… Turned in another personal-best time of 2:00.77 in the 800-meter race at the Southern Conference Championships (April20-21) … Recorded a time of 4:14.74 in the 1,500-meter race at the Raleigh Relays (March 29-30).

2012-13 Indoor Track
Turned in a personal-record and the top time by a Spartan in the 800-meter distance with a 2:00.20 at the Southern Conference Championships (Feb. 23-24) … Tallied atime of 54.51 in the 400-meter dash at the Hilton Garden Invitational (Feb. 1-2) … Member of the Distance Medley Relay Team that placed third at the Hilton Garden Invitational (Feb. 1-2) with a time of 10:36.52 … Recorded a personal-best time of 4:43.57 in the mile at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 8-9) … Added a time of 1:26.62 in the 600-meter race at the Hokie Invitational (Jan. 25-26).

2012 Cross Country
Posted a career-best time of 28:58.33 in the 8,000-meter race at the Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 29)… Placed 19th at the Elon Invitational (Sept. 15) with a time of 29:11.

High School
Ran at Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro, N.C. … earned all-conference honors in outdoor track from 2009-12 … also earned all-state accolades in outdoor track in 2012 … was an AAA Scholar-Athlete award-winner in track from 2011-12 … earned all-conference and academic all-conference honors in cross-countryin 2012 … has school records in the 500 meter distance … he was MVP of his indoor track team in 2012. 

Personal
John Joseph Elwood … born June 3, 1994 in Norwalk,Conn. … son of John and Laureen Elwood … has a younger brother, Michael … majoring in international business.

 


Top Performances

Cross Country
8k: 28:58.33 (Greater Louisville Classic -9/29/12)


Indoor
60H: 10.53 (UNCG Spartans Team Challenge, 1/26/14)
400m: 53.66 (Hilton Garden Invitational,2/1/13)

800m: 1:58.51 (Southern Conference Championships, 3/1/14)
Mile: 4:41.44 (UCS Invitational, 2/14/14)

Outdoor
400m: 52.87 (High Point VertKlasse, 3/23/13)
800m: 1:59.18 (Wake Forest Open, 3/21/14)
1,500m: 4:10.87 (Raleigh Relays, 3/29/14)

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