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    Sam Wharton
         MWRegional
    • Regional Finish:

      2

    • Time:

      14:56

    • Hometown:

      TIPP CITY, OH

    • High School:

      Tippecanoe High School

    • 800m:

      2:00

    • 1500m:

      -

    • 1600m:

      4:20"

    • 1 mile:

      -

    • 3200m:

      9:01

    • 2 mile:

      -

    • 5K:

      14:46

  • Cross Country Highlights
    Undefeated in Ohio, 4-time All-Ohio, State Champion, Course Record at State Meet 
    2011 NXN All-American
    Nominated for Gatorade Runner of the Year and State Finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman
    Track Highlights
    School Record Holder in the 1600, 3200, and 5k 
    Three-time All-Ohio, State Runner-Up in 2011 and 2012 
    7-time Academic All-Ohio
    Cross Country Bests
    15:09 5k OHSAA State XC Championships 
     
    Hobbies: Reading, Ping Pong, Hanging Out With Friends

    Person would most like to meet: Steve Jobs, he always intrigued me with his quirky ways

    Hero: Galen Rupp, he knows how to be clutch in big races

    Superstition: I absolutely cannot race well without my lucky Wimbledon Headband

    Most influential person: My dad, who kindled my interest in running and is my race-day manager, and my family who come to eve