Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Date of birth: 2/7/1998
Hometown: Golden Valley, MN
College: University of Minnesota
B.S. in Kinesiology - 2021
2021 – Big 10 Indoor Mile - 1st
2021 Big 10 Indoor 3000m - 5th
2021 - Big 10 Outdoor Mile - 6th
2020 – NCAA DI DMR Relay National Qualifier
Owen competed for Hopkins (MN) High School, where he earned All-State honors on five occasions and ran personal bests of 4:13.77 for the 1600m and 9:07.94 for the 3200m. He was a captain of both the track & field and cross country teams, a four-time All-Conference athlete, and was honored with his high school’s AAA award for excellence in academics, athletics and arts.
At the University of Minnesota, Owen won the Big 10 Indoor Mile in 2021 and was a 2020 NCAA Indoor qualifier in the Distance Medley Relay. He ran personal best times of 3:42.01 for the 1500m, 4:01.90 for the mile, 8:00.83 for the 3000m, and 13:51.97 for the 5000m. On the cross country course, he competed at the 2021 NCAA Championships, was 26th at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships, and 20th in the Big 10 Championships. He was a team captain for both track & field and cross country.
Owen joined Minnesota Distance Elite in the fall of 2022. He will continue to focus on distances from 1500m to 5000m on the track, as well as exploring the road racing scene.