Athlete Feature Mascenic’s Landen Vaillancourt

Landen Vaillancourt

PRs:  1500m – 4:21.69; 3000m – 9:16.60; 1k – 2:48.51; 600 – 1:29.64; 1600m –  4:38; 55m Hurdles – 12.46; Shot Put – 24’3″; Long Jump – 16’0.5″

When did you start competing in track and field?Div II 2019 Indoor-233

Freshman year – wanted to be a miler/last year

What is your favorite track and field event?  What are your personal bests?

Hurdles, but I don’t like to brag; 3200, but i haven’t run it yet

If you could do any event in track and field, which one would it be and why?

HJ or PV because that is where the chicks are at (actually did all the indoor events this past season).

Describe your favorite workout:

Third of a mile warm-up, 6×100 @pace, third of a mile cooldown.

How does your coach motivate you?

Sends me Katelyn Tuohy’s results

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go?


What is your go-to pre-meet meal?

2 Liter of MB Root bear, 3 Ham and cheese Hot Pockets, large can of spaghetti-o’s, 3 scoops of pistachio ice cream

Do you have a favorite prerace song?

“Wrecking Ball” – Miley Cyrus

What motivates you most to do well?

Fear of Losing

What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

Become a sprinter

What is the best advice or quote ever given to you?

Mind over Matter – LA Beast

If you go to college, do you plan to compete in track and field? And where?

Yes, 3000 Steeplechase, University of Oregon – Go Ducks!

What is your favorite thing about Track and Field?

Stopping for food on the bus ride home

What is your favorite track facility?

Dirt Oval @ Mascenic of course!

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