Stephanie Van Pelt

Birthday: May 4, 1994

Hometown: Staten Island, NY

College: St. John’s University

Personal Bests:  800m-2:06.18, 1000m-2:43.07, 1500m-4:15.68

Notable Accomplishments:

2016 NCAA Finalist

6 x School Record Holder at St. John’s University

Favorite Shoe: HOKA ONE ONE® Tracers

Why NJNYTC?  It’s a complete dream to run for Gags. His love for the sport is truly inspiring. Also, I lived and competed in New York my entire life. I love New York and it is awesome to represent the greatest place in the world.

Greatest Strength: I’m never satisfied with myself.

Greatest Weakness: I have a hard time letting go of a bad race and moving on.

Favorite Gags Quote: “YEAAHH BAAABY.”

Role Model: Tom Farrell (1968 Olympic Games bronze medalist 800m run)

Hobbies: Yelling at the TV while watching the New York Rangers (as if they could hear me), obsessing over puppies, ice cream enthusiast.

Running Idiosyncrasy: I like my warm-ups faster than usual on race day.

One Run With Anyone: George Harrison, because who needs an iPod when you can have live music running next to you?