Track & Field



 Mark Korir
Mark Korir

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

Last College:
Moi University

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance

Notes:
2007 All-American, Conference Champion, All-MWC


05/16/2009

2009 MWC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day Four

Images from Day Four of the MWC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, May 16

2007-08... Mark finished the 2007 Cross Country season at the NCAA Championship for the second straight year. He placed 19th and earned All-America honors once again. With his second honor in cross country he became the third runner in Wyoming history to win All-America honors twice. During the Indoor season, Mark again finished the season at the NCAA Championships with his fourth place finish in the 5,000-meter race and another All-American award for Mark. While at the MWC Championships he was the 5,000-meter Champion and the 3,000-meter runner-up, earning him All-MWC honors. Mark redshirted during the Outdoor season.

2006-07... Mark returns after a very successful cross country and track season. He placed 22nd at the NCAA National Cross Country meet and was the first All-American for UW in 11 years. Mark was named All-Conference for his 3,000m win.

2005-06... Again, Mark was a Conference Champion in the 5,000m run and a national qualifier. In the 10,000m he ran a 29:09.25, a time that ranks fourth all-time for the Cowboys.

2004-05... Mark transferred from Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

Personal... Mark was born Jan. 10th, 1985 in Eldoret, Kenya.

Korir's Best:
1,500m - 3:50.53
3,000m - 8:07.43
5,000m - 13:57.60
10,000m - 29:09.25
8K XC - 23:40

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