Kaleb McLeod
Kaleb McLeod
Year: JR/JR
Hometown: Soperton, Ga.
Position: Distance
Last School: Trinity Christian School
Experience: 2L

 2017 Outdoor

  • Took fourth in 5000m at OVC Championships in season best 15:08.33
  • Ran 10,000m season and personal best 30:04.09 to finish 30th at Raleigh Relays

2016-17 Indoor

  • Finished seventh in 5000m (14:43.50) and 10th in 3000m (8:41.77) at OVC Championships, the former in a season best time
  • Set 3000m season and personal best 8:22.96 to place seventh at Music City Challenge

2016 Outdoor

  • Placed fourth in 10,000m at OVC Championships in 30:52.97
  • Ran 1500m season and personal best 3:57.46 to take 10th at Alabama Relays
  • Set 5000m season and personal best 14:32.75 at Florida Relays to finish eighth
  • Won 3000m at Billy Hayes Invitational in season best 8:37.09

2015-16 Indoor

  • Finished fifth in 5000m (15:03.64) and eighth in 3000m (8:36.17) at OVC Championships, the former in a season best time
  • Ran mile season and personal best 4:14.38 to place 14th at Music City Challenge

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Trinity Christian School under coach Evan Winegarner ... 14 time individual state champion in Cross Country and Track ... USTF Regional qualifier ... Two-time Regional Footlocker Cross Country Meet qualifier ... Three-time Macon Telegraph Cross Country Runner of the Year ... 2015 Macon Telegraph Track Runner of the Year in 1600m and 3200m ... Three-time GISA Runner of the Year ... Four-time Most Valuable Runner for Trinty Boy's Cross Country and Track ... 2015 Region 2-AAA Cross Country Champion ... 2015 Region 2-AAA All-Region Runner ... 2015 AAA State Cross Country Champion ... 2014 AA All-State Runner ... Set Georgia state record in the cross country ... Two-time team captain ... Owns the 800m, 1600m, 3200m and cross country records at Trinity Christian School ... Holds GISA AA records in 800m, 1600m 3200m and cross country ... Earned Athletic Coaches Award at Trinity Christian School ... Helped five teams win state championships at Trinity Christian School (3 track, 2 cross country).


Born June 19, 1997 in Dublin, Georgia ... Son of Kirk and Robin McLeod ... Has one brother, Jacob ... Favorite athletes are Mo Farah, Steve Prefontaine and Galen Rupp ... Favorite singer is Tim McGraw ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning state championship as a freshman (individual).

Personal Records

1500m (Outdoor): 3:57.46
5000m (Outdoor): 14:32.75
10,000m (Outdoor): 30:04.90
Mile (Indoor): 4:14.38
3000m (Indoor): 8:22.96
5000m (Indoor): 14:23.52
5K (XC): 15:18.8
8K (XC): 25:19.8