Hot Seat with Kelly Burrows

Year: Sophomore

Sport: Distance Runner

Major: Accounting

With a personal best of 18:49.7 5k time, Kelly Burrows holds the ninth best time in NKU history, but what else do you know about her?


Q: What is your favorite pregame meal?

A: I usually eat a Clif bar and a banana.


Q: Do you have any sports-related superstitions?

A: I have to triple knot my shoes and pray before a race. Also if my race number adds up to 11 somehow, I believe it’s going to be a good day.


Q: What is your best achievement to date?

A: Finished 18th at State in High School, running 18:31 in the 5k.


Q: Who is your celebrity crush?

A: Leonardo Di Caprio.


Q: Do you have a nickname?

A: Kel.


Q: What is your favorite snack?

A: Popcorn.


Q: Do you have any pets?

A: I love cats, I have one cat called Minnie.


Q: If you were not running what would you do?

A: I think I would definitely still be active in some way. I’m really not sure how though.


Q: What is your worst habit?

A: Procrastination.


Q: What is your best NKU memory?

A: I have so many! Meeting my roommates, conference meets and just getting involved on campus.