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Aaron Hendrikx


Aaron Hendrikx is a member of both the varsity cross-country and track and field teams at the University of Guelph. He’s helped extend the Gryphons’ cross-country success, which has seen the school win the CIS team title every year dating back to 2006. He was the CIS Cross-Country Male Rookie of the Year in 2011 and went on to win the individual bronze medal in 2012. His career highlight came in 2013 when he was crowned CIS champion in the individual cross-country event and was named CIS Cross-Country Male Athlete of the Year.


Family: Parents Tony and Katherine… Older brother Shawn and older sister Andrea… Getting into the Sport: Started running track at age 12… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Guelph in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Governance… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Henderson… Always eats oatmeal with peanut butter, honey and banana mixed in on race day…


IAAF WCh (junior): 2012 – 16th (5000m)