Cal Track & Field BIO
Chris Walden
Player Profile:
Chris Walden 1251087
Position: Distance
Other Position: 1500-5000
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Carmel HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Chris Walden’s TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

2015: Competed during only the indoor season ... Clocked a new PR in both the 3000-meters (7:55.90) and the 5000-meters (13:59.34) at the MPSF Championships in Feb. in Seattle, placing 10th and fifth, respectively.

2014: Made his first indoor appearance on 2/14 at the Husky Classic in Seattle, running the 3000-meters in 8:13.01 ... Made his outdoor season debut at the Cal Outdoor Opener in the 1500-meters, clocking a time of 3:47.76, which is a PR ... Won the 5000-meters at the Tri-Meet at Virginia against the Cavaliers and Michigan on 4/5 with a mark of 14:07.09, which at the time was a PR ... Placed fourth at the Big Meet in Berkeley on 4/12 in the 3000-meters with a time of 8:06.18 ... Set a new PR in the mile at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge on 4/26 in Berkeley with a mark of 4:05.96 ... Finished 10th at the Pac-12 Championships in Pullman, Washington on 5/18 with a time of 3:48.33 ... Placed 37th at the NCAA West Prelims in Fayetteville, Arkansas in the 5000-meters (14:45.26).

2013: Made his indoor season debut on 1/25 at the Husky Invitational in Seattle with a second place finish in the mile (4:08.13) ... Helped the distance-medley relay team to a second place finish at the MPSF Championships in Seattle (9:41.18) and placed fourth individualy in the 3000-meters (8:05.62) ... Made his outdoor season debut at the Stanford Invitational in the 1500-meters with a seventh place finish ( 3:51.20) ... Placed eighth in the mile at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a mark of 4:12.78.

2012: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Made his collegiate debut at the Cal Outdoor Opener with a second place finish in the 1500-meters with a time of 3:51.35 ... Finished fifth at the Big Meet in the 1500-meters (3:53.83) ... Placed 17th at the Pac-12 Championships in the 5000-meters (14:38.85).

High School: Rated 10th in the country in the 1600m (4:08.26) and sixth in the 3200m (8:51.59) ... 3200m time was also No. 1 in Indiana ... second in the Indiana state meet in both the 1600m (4:08.52) and 3200m (9:02.83) ... also an outstanding cross country runner, who was fifth at Foot Locker Nationals, fourth at the state championships and the sectional winner in 2010 ... as a junior, was the top-rated 1500, 1600, 3000, 3200 and two-mile runner in Indiana ... captured the state title in the 1600m (4:10.70) ... second at the Indiana state meet and 11th at Foot Locker Nationals in cross country in the fall of '09.

Personal: Also competes on the cross country team.

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