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Ka’eo Kruse

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Harvard
Previous School
Kalaheo, Hawaii
Hometown
Kamehameha Schools
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2020 Cross Country
• Placed 26th at the Virginia Invite with a time of 25:32.2
• Ran a time of 25:48.2 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

Harvard
• Finished 10th at the 2020 Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge in the DMR
• Recorded a personal-best time in the mile at the 2020 BU Valentine Invitational
• Finished third in the 2017 New England Championships in the 3000m

Background
• A two-time Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year
• Inducted into the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame
• Won six Hawaii State championships
• All-time state record holder for 3k and 1500
• Hawaii state championship record holder in 3k
• Multiple facility record holder for track in 3k and 1500 and cross country and multiple meet record holder
• Undefeated in Hawaii in 3k for last three seasons of high school
• Undefeated in Hawaii in 1500 senior year
• Finished eighth at the Nike Cross Country Northwest Championships senior year

Personal
• Master’s of Education in Kinesiology
• Son of Pamela Kruse and George Kruse
• 12-time National Junior Lifeguard champion
• U.S. World Team Senior year of high-school