Thomas Allen
Thomas Allen
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Latta, SC
High School: Latta HS
Major: Sports Management

FMU: First-year runner at FMU....2019 PBC All-Sportsmanship Team....Pee Dee area product.

PERSONAL:

  • Born Thomas Franklin Allen in Florence, SC
  • Graduate of Latta High School, where he ran for coaches Chris Williams, Curtis Jackson, and Brandon Proctor
  • 2019 AA Region VII champion for 5000m
  • 2018 AA Region VII champion for 5000m, 3200m, and 1600m, as well as the 4x400m relay
  • Nickname is T-Bone

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: A marine biologist
  • Favorite superhero: The Flash
  • Favorite athlete: Steve Prefontaine
  • Favorite sports team: Team USA
  • Favorite movie: Without Limits
  • Favorite food: Pizza
  • Favorite vacation spot: Murells Inlet, SC
  • Instagram account: thomasfranklinallen
  • Your motivation music: “Skyworld” by “Two Steps from Hell”
  • Favorite thing about FMU: The size of it’s student body and campus
  • Favorite off field activity: Running
  • Goals for upcoming season: To run under 30 minutes for the 8000m
  • Why you first chose your sport: To make friends and get in better shape
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Feeling that my body is on the verge of reaching its limits
  • Interesting notes: During my junior year of high school, I won the AA Region VII championship distance races of 5000m, 3200m, and 1600m as well as the 4x400m relay, but I could not repeat the feat my senior year due to a nagging injury and only won the 5000m that year
  • Brush with greatness: I met Steve Prefontaine’s sister during the summer after I graduated from high school