Q&A with Senior Lyndsie Pinkston


Katie Nesselrode

Senior Lyndsie Pinkston runs the 1600 meter run at regionals on May 12, 2022 at Stadium Field.

Senior Lyndsie Pinkston is a four-year distance runner for the girls track team. Track practices officially start February 27. 

Q: How did you get started in track and field? 

A: I got started in track and field in middle school. I did it originally to stay in shape for the other sports I did. 

Q: What events do you run? 

A: I run the 1600. 

Q: What event is your favorite? 

A: I like the 1600. 

Q: Do you plan to still run after the high school season? 

A: I plan to run on my own after the season. 

Q: How do you feel about this track season? 

A: I feel pretty good about this coming season. We have a lot of good runners joining this year. Especially long distance runners. 

Q: How have you prepared for this season? 

A: I’ve been working out and running on my own. 

Q: Are you battling any injuries coming into the new season? If so, what is the injury? 

A: No

Q: How do you prepare yourself for a meet?

A: I prepare myself for a meet by eating spaghetti the night before so I’ll have enough energy. I also drink a lot of water days before the meet to make sure I’m hydrated enough. Right before my event starts I’ll run a little bit to get my adrenaline going and stretch so I don’t pull anything. 

Q: Being a four year member, are you excited to lead the track team? 

A: Yes I am. 

Q: Do other sports help you prepare for track, and what sport? 

A: Cross country helps me prepare because it keeps me in shape.