Kaden Eaton
Kaden Eaton
Year: SR/JR
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
Position: Distance
Last School: Columbus North HS
Experience: 3L

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished 10th in 10,000m at OVC Championships in personal best 32:45.13
  • Ran 1500m season and personal best 3:54.49 to take fourth at PSU Govs invitational
  • Ran 5000m season best 14:45.87 at Florida Relays to place 14th

2016-17 Indoor

  • Finished 10th in 5000m at OVC Championships in 15:00.57
  • Ran 3000m season and personal best 8:33.31 to take 11th at Thundering Herd Invitational
  • Ran 5000m season and personal best 14:41.91 to place 12th at Music City Challenge

2016 Outdoor

  • Finished eighth in 1500m at OVC Championships in 3:57.02
  • Ran 1500m season best 3:56.95 at Billy Hayes Invitational to place fourth
  • Ran 5000m season best 15:04.37 to take eighth at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational

2015-16 Indoor

  • Finished 12th in mile at OVC Championships in 4:28.00
  • Ran mile season and personal best 4:16.36 to place 56th at Meyo Invitational 

2015 Outdoor

  • Did not compete.

2014-15 Indoor

  • Competed in two indoor meets
  • Placed ninth in 3000m with season best 8:39.96 at Vanderbilt Commodor Invitational

Prior to Belmont

Ran 10th all-time fastest 5K at Columbus North ... In 2013, named both track and cross country MVP ... Earned All-State honors in track (2014) and cross country (2013) ... Named The Republic 2013 Runner of the Year ... Received 2012 Columbus North Cross Country Mental Attitude Award ... Helped CNHS to back-to-back state championships in cross country (2010, 2011) ... 2010 Nike Nationals third place in cross country ... 2011 Nike Nationals ninth place.


Interested in majoring in Exercise Science ... Born Kaden C. Eaton on June 25, 1996 ... Son of Nathan and Anna Eaton ... Has two sisters: Alexa and Macy ... Received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen award ... Youth Leadership Bartholomew County ... Lists favorite athlete as Dave Wottle ... Favorite movies are Lone Survivor, The Book of Eli, and Anchorman ... Lists favorite musical group as The Black Keys.

Personal Records

1500m (Outdoor): 3:54.49
Mile (Indoor): 4:16.36
3000m (Indoor): 8:29.55
5000m (Indoor): 14:41.91
5000m (Outdoor): 14:29.32
10,000m (Outdoor): 32:45.13
5K (XC): 15:26.7
8K (XC) 25:40.1