Arielle Mckenzie has had a passion for running since she was 6 years old. Now 11 years of age, she runs competitively with the Pacific Coast Shockwaves for USATF in Southern California. She is currently #1 in the nation for 11-12 year old girls in the 800m (running a 2:16.12) and 3000m (running a 10:07.58), and she just broke the USATF National Record for the 1500m 11-12yr girls by running a 4:36.69 at the USATF Southern California Region 15 Association Championships.
She will continue on to the USATF Southern California Regional Championships, USATF National Outdoor Championships in Rockchester, NY, and the 2018 USATF Hershey's National Junior Olympics in Greensboro,NC. Her goal is to one day win gold in the Olympics.
Arielle has also been named USATF Southern California Athlete of the Year for the past 3 years.
Wow! Way to Go Arielle!