Ruth Allen
Ruth Allen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
Palatine HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
10/31/1991

04/28/2012

Smith Breaks School Record on Final Day of Drake Relays

This was the second runner-up finish of the meet for Smith

04/13/2012

Redbirds Finish Day One of Sea Ray Relays on High Note

Curt Jensen ties school record in shot put

05/14/2012

2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3

2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3

05/13/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

2010-11: (Cross Country): Ran to a personal-best 5K time of 19:16 at the Illinois Intercollegiate and finished in 55th place ... crossed the finish line in 40th place (19:55) at the 5K Illini Open ... competed at the NCAA Pre-National 6K open race and finished in 23:22.40. (Indoor): Finished eighth in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:43.64 at the Redbird Invite ... part of the fifth-place finishing 4X400 relay team at the Redbird Invite ... took first as part of the distance medley relay team at the Keck Invitational. (Outdoor): Ran a season-best 2:21.69 in the 800-meter run at the Billy Hayes Invitational.

At Palatine HS: Team qualified for the Nike Team Nationals and finished 19th nationally ... named a team captain her senior season for the cross country and track and field teams ... finished 13th at the IHSA AAA cross country state meet individually, leading her team to a first place title ... earned all-conference, all-regional and all-sectional and all-state honors in cross country ... state runner-up at the IHSA state track meet in the 800-meter dash ... set a school record in the 800 with a time of 2:11.60 ... a member of the Palatine track and field team that placed second at the IHSA state meet in 2009 ... ran a personal best time of 5.04.1 in the 1600-meter run.

Personal: Born 10/31/1991 ... daughter of David and Rosenie Allen ... siblings are William, Andrew and Josephine ... major is special education.