American Distance Project Athletes

 

PAUL CHELIMO:                          CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500: 3:39.33; 3k: 7:31.57; 2-Mile: 8:07.59; 5000m: 12:57.55; 10,000m: 27:43.89

- 2020 USA Indoor 3,000m Champion

- 2019 Pre Classic 2-Mile Runner-up; USA Outdoor 5,000m Runner-up; World Outdoor Championships 7th-pl

- 2018 USA Indoor 3,000m Champion; Pre Classic 2-Mile Runner-up; Continental Cup 3k Champion;

  US Outdoor 5000m Champion; DL Shanghai 5000m Runner-up; US Road 5k Champion

- 2017 World Championships Bronze Medalist (5,000m); US Outdoor 5000m Champion (US Record);

  DL Doha 3k Runner-up; 

- 2016 Rio Olympic Games 5,000m Sliver Medalist

- US #3 All-time....

 

 

ATSEDE BAYSA:                          CITIZEN:           (2021)      BORN: 

PBs: Marathon: 2:22:03; Half-Mar: 1:07:33; 10,000m: 32:15.69 ('20); 5000m: 16:18.21A ('20)

- 2016 Boston Marathon Champion; Chicago Marathon 6th-place

- 2015 Satama Marathon Champion

- 2014 Lanzhou Marathon Runner-up; Shanghai Marathon 5th-place

- 2013 Chicago Marathon 3rd-place, London Marathon 4th-place

- 2012 Chicago Marathon Champion

- 2010 Chicago Marathon Champion; Paris Marathon Champion; Xiamen Marathon Champion

- 2009 Paris Marathon Champion

- 2007 Eurasia Marathon Champion

 

HILLARY BOR:                             CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: Mile: 4:03.43; 3k: 8:10.77; 3k Steeple: 8:11.82; 5k: 14:03.45, 8k: 23:20; 10M: 48:52

- #8 U.S. All-Time 3k Steeplechase - 8:13.68 (Diamond League Van Damme Memmorial, 2016)

- 2016 Rio Olympics 3k Steeplechase - 7th-place

- 2016 US Olympic Trials 3k Steeplechase Runner-Up

- 2016 Stanford Invitational 3k Steeplechase Champion (8:30.70)

- 2016 US Cross Country Championships - 8th-place

- 2009 NCAA 3k Steeplechase Runner-up

- 2008 & 2010 NCAA 3k Steeplechase 3rd-placer

- 7th place @ 2014 Army 10-Miler

 

 

 

 

STANLEY KEBENEI:                               CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 3k Steeple: 8:08.30; 3,000m: 7:49.74; 5000m: 13:42.15l 10,000m: 27:58.56

- 2016 US 15k National Champion

- 2015 NCAA 3000m Steeplechase Runner-up

- 5th in 2015 US Track Championships Steeplechase

 

 

 

 

 

JOE GRAY:                                  CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 3k: 8:13.51, 3k Steeple: 8:44.73; 5k: 14:15.54, 10k: 29:03; 1/2 Mar: 63:42; Mar: 2:18:45

- 2016 WMRA World Mountain Running Championships World Champion

- 2016 USA Track & Field Mountain/Trail Runner of the Year

- 19 x Team USA National Team Member

- 5th at 2015 IAAF World Mountain Running Championships, Snowdonia, Wales

- 2015 USA NACAC Country Team Member

- 2014 NACAC Cross Country Championships Champion

- 2013 USA Cross Country Champion

- 2015 Mt. Washington Race Champion (American Record)

 

 

 

ELVIN KIBET:                 CITIZEN:               (          '18)     BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500: 4:23.61; 3k: 9:12.05; 5k: 15:36.08; 10k: 32:22.51; 1/2 Marathon: 71:37

- 4th at 2014 NCAA 10,000m Championships

- 5th at 2014 Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 5k

- 15th at 2013 NCAA XC Championships

- 6th at 2012 NCAA 5,000m Indoor Championships

- 7th at 2012 NCAA 10,000m Championships

- 11th at 2012 NCAA 5,000m Championships

- 19th at 2012 NCAA XC Championship

 

 

BIYA SIMBASSA:            CITIZEN:                                  BORN: 

 

PBs: Mile: 4:05.5; 3k: 8:04.44; 5k: 13:25.79; 10k: 27:45.78

- 4th-place 2017 US Outdoor Championships (10,000m)

- 2016 US Olympic Trials Qualifier 5,000m

- 2015 Big 12 10,000m 5th

- 2015 Big 12 5,000m 3rd

- 2015 Big 12 3,000m 5th

- 2014 Big 12 3,000m 3rd

- 2014 Big 12 5,000m 3rd

- 2014 Big 12 Cross Country Runner-up

 

 

LAWI LALANG:                           CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500: 3:33.20, Mile: 3:52.88; 3000: 7:46.44; 5000: 13:00.95,  10,000m: 28:14.63

- 8 x NCAA National Champion

- 2011 NCAA Cross Country Champion

- 2013 & 2014 NCAA 5,000 Champion

- 2013 NCAA 10,000m Champion

- 2012 NCAA Indoor 3,000m & 5,000m Champion

- 2013 NCAA Indoor Mile & 3,000m Champion

 

MICHAEL JORDAN:                    CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 3000m: 8:03.93; 3k Steeple: 8:30.86; 5,000m: 13:59.92

- 2017 Stanford Invitational Steeplechase Champion

- 12th at 2017 US Outdoor Championships Steeplechase

- 2016 US Olympic Trials 3k Steeplechase  qualifier

- 3rd-place 2013 NCAA DII Steeplechase

- 5th-place 2012 NCAA DII Steeplechase

- 5 x NCAA DII All-American

 

 

 

 

SHADRACK KIPCHIRCHIR:           CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs:  3,000m: 7:42.71; 5000m: 13:18.52; 10,000m: 27:07.55 

- 2018 US Indoor 3,000n Runner-Up

- 2017 IAAF World Outdoor Championships (9th-place)

- 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships (21-st place)

- 2016 Rio Olympic 10,000m (19th-place)

 

 

 

 

EMMANUEL BOR:                        CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs:  Mile: 3:58.77; 3000m: 7:44.93; 5000m: 13:28.79

- 4th-place 2018 US Indoor Championships 3,000m

- 10th-place 2017 US Outdoor Championships 5,000m

 

 

 

SAM ATKIN:                            CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs:  3000m: 7:56.70, 5000m13:57.28, 10,000m: 29:44.33 

- 2016 Oregon Twilight 3k Champion Over NCAA Champion Edward Cheserek

- Multiple NAIA champion at Lewis-Clark State College

 

 

 

 

LEONARD KORIR:                 CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 5000: 13:15.45; 10,000m: 27:20.18; 1/2 Marathon: 59:52

- 2018 & 2017 US 15k Champion

- 2017 & 2018 US Cross Country Champion

- 2017 & 2018 Great Edinburgh XC Champion

- 2017 IAAF World Championships 10,000m (13th) and 2016 Rio Olympic Games 10,000m (14th)

- 2017 US 10k Champion

- 2017 US Half Marathon Champion

- 2017 US 7-Mile Champion

 

 

 

 

ELKANAH KIBET :                       CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs:  10,000M: 28:22.31; 1/2 Marathon: 62:29; Marathon: 2:11:31

- 2017 IAAF World Championships Marathon (16th-place)

- 2017 Haspe Hamburg Marathon (7th-place)

- 2017 Houston Marathon (7th-place)

- 2016 Chicago Marathon (10th-place)

- 2015 Chicago Marathon (7th-place)

 

 

 

 

AUGUSTUS MAIYO:                      CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs:  10,000M: 28:49.92; 1/2 Marathon: 62:33; Marathon: 2:13:16

- 2018 NACAC XC Runner-Up Team USA

- 2017 Team USA IAAF World Championships (Marathon)

- 2017 Boston Marathon (7th-place)

- 2017 NACAC XC Runner-Up Team USA

 

 

 

 

HARON LAGAT:                            CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: Mile: 3:58.48; 5000m: 13:26.57; Steeple: 8:15.80; 10000m: 28:05.23; 1/2 Marathon: 61:01

- 2017 Army 10-Miler Champion

- 5th-place 2017 US Outdoor Championships Steeplechase

- 6th-place 2017 US 7-Mile Championships

- 4th-place 2017 US 10-Mile Championships

 

 

 

 

FRANKLIN TONUI:                       CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 3000: 8:09.92; 5000m: 14:25.66; Steeple: 8:30.67; 10000m: 29:14.79

- 2016 NCAA Steeplechase Runner-up-

 

 

 

 

SAM KOSGEI:                            CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 10000m: 28:49; 1/2 Marathon: 62:34; Marathon: 2:13:25

- 5th-place 2017 US Marathon Championships

- 6th-place 2017 US 20k Championships

- 2017 US Army 10-Miler Runner-up

- 2016 Marine Corp Marathon Champion

 

 

 

 

ROBERT CHESERET:                   CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: Mile: 3:59.23; 5000m: 13:13.23; 10,000m: 28:20.11

- 2018 Team USA NACAC/PanAM XC 5th-place

- 2017 Cherry Blossom 10-Miler 3rd-place

- 2016 Army 10-Miler Runner-Up

- 2016 US 10k 3rd-place

- 2005 NCAA 10000m Champion

- 2005 NCAA 5000m Champion

 

 

 

 

MATTIE SUVER:                          CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 10k: 31:54.43 ('15); 1/2 Mar: 71:51 ('15)

- 2016 US Cross Country Championships - Champion

- 2015 US Cross Country Championships Runner-Up

- 2015 USA World Cross Country Team Member

- 2013 USA World Cross Country Team Member

- 2013 Bronze Medalist for Team USA at BUPA Edinburgh XC

- 2013 US 20k Runner-Up

- 2012 US Club Cross Country Champion

 

SUSAN TANUI:                            CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500m: 4:28.78; 3000m: 9:17.74; 5000m: 16:29.48; Steeple: 10:13.40

- 6th-place 2018 US Cross Country Championships

- 4th-place Team USA NACAC XC Championships

- 2017 Army 10-Miler Champion

- 8th-place 2017 US 7-mile Championships

 

 

 

 

KIRUBEL ERASSA:                       CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500m: 3:39.05; Mile: 3:57.86; 3000m: 7:47.48; 5000m: 13:23.12

- 5th-place 2018 US Indoor Championships 3000m

- 3rd-place 2017 US 5k Championships

- 2nd-place 2017 Manchester Roa Race

- 2017 Navy Road Mile Champion

 

 

 

JULIUS BOR:                               CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 800m: 1:49.11; 1500: 3:41.11; Mile: 3:58.72; 5k: 13:59r; 10k: 29:06r

- 2013 Bermuda International Mile Champion; 10k Runner-Up

- 2012 Slilicon Valley Turkey Trot 5k (3rd-place)

 

 

 

 

SAMUEL CHELANAGA:                CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 3000: 7:45.21, 5000m: 13:04.35,  10,000m: 27:08.39, Half Marathon: 60:37

- 2 x US Champion (2015 US 10 Mile & 2015 US 12k)

- 5 x NCAA Champion (2010 and 2011 NCAA Cross Country, 2010 NCAA 10k, 2011 NCAA 5k)

- NCAA Record Holder at 27:08.49

- Six-time AZ State Track Champion

 

 

 

 

RENE METIVIER:                           CITIZEN:                 BORN: 

 

PBs: 1500: 4:10.85; 3k: 8:59.39; 5k: 15:15.98; 1/2 Mar: 71:51; Marathon: 2:27:17

- 2012 Chicago Marathon - 6th-place in debute at 2:27:17

- 2012 US 20k Championships - Champion

- 2012 US Cross Country Championships - 4th place

- 2010 US 10-Mile Championships - Runner-up

- 2010 US Club Cross Country Championships - Champion

- 2010 World Cross Country Championships - US National Team Member (38th)

- 2008 US Cross Country Championships - Runner-up

- 2008 World Cross Country Championships - US National Team Member (49th)

- 2007 US Cross Country Championships - 5th-place

- 2007 World Cross Country Championships - US National Team Member (36th)

- 2006 World Cross Country Championships - US National Team Member (49th)

- 2005 NCAA Indoor 3000m - Champion

 

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