Caleb De Jong


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Career Highlights

  • 2015 Canadian Junior Nationals Steeplechase–(1st); PanAm Juniors Steeplechase–(4th)
  • 2015 Western Canada Summer Games–3000m (3rd), 3000m steeplechase (1st), and 5000m (2nd); 2017 Canada Summer Games–3000m steeplechase (5th) and 5000m (5th)
  • 2018 CIS/USports Cross Country–6th; 2017 and 2018 CIS/USports Track and Field, 3000m–(7th)
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Athlete Profile

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Caleb is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Caleb attended TWU from 2014-2018. During his time there, he ran on both the cross country and track and field teams. Caleb plans to continue to pursue running, focusing especially on cross country, the 5000m and 10000m, and one day the half and full marathon.

Personal Statistics

Last Namede Jong
First NameCaleb
AC Number9610116
Date of BirthMay 31, 1996
Birth placeWinnipeg, Manitoba
Home TownWinnipeg, Manitoba

Personal Information

Family BackgroundCaleb is the youngest of 3 children. His older brother ran competively at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Manitoba. His sister-in-law ran competively at the University of Manitoba. His father is a marathon runner and has ran the Boston Marathon twice.
Intro to RunningInteresting story. While in grade 11, Caleb was working on a construction site downtown to save money for university. He lived in the suburbs (around 15 km away). After taking the bus and riding his bike to and from the job site, one day after work Caleb decided to run home to get some exercise. His older brother who had been a competitve distance runner heard about the run and encouraged Caleb to try out track and field.
Other InterestsCaleb attended TWU from 2014-2018 and earned his BBA. Caleb returned to TWU for the 2018-2019 year to pursue his MBA. Caleb has plans to attend law school.
Other personal infoFavourite motto: "Control the controllables"--Mark Bomba

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Personal Records


15000m3:51.7007 July 2017Ottawa, Ontario
3000m8:14.742 February 2018Seattle, Washington
5000m14:25.5013 May 2017Portland, Oregon
10k30:16.0022 Apr 2018Vancouver, British Columbia

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@_YeezyDoesIt new 3km pb (mustang team record☺️) of 8:57 @MillroseGames 👏👏👏
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Athletics Canada @AthleticsCanada
🇨🇦 @jastaehli (8:49.01) finishes in 2nd place in the women’s 3000m race at the Millrose Games 👏

🇨🇦 @_YeezyDoesIt finishes in 8th with a new personal-best time of 8:57.84 🙌

Episode 90 fresh out the box!
- @MylesEdwards guest host
- @SarahInglis5 interview!
- Tallahassee win for @debbiehmoore
- Big indoor performance and NR for @JemmaReekie
- Fast but tantalising close for @callhawk
- Shoe ruling from World Athletics
- 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 results!
Available now!🎧
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and kick of the weekend goes to our very own @_YeezyDoesIt. Season opener and world lead 3km of 8:58 ! 🥍 drop mustendur photo

World lead and the win 3000m 8:58.243 for @_YeezyDoesIt at Washington Husky Preview

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