Edwin Kipkorir
Edwin Kipkorir


Eldoret Rift Valley, Kenya

High School:
Marakwet High School

Last College:
Adams State


Cross Country/Distance


All-C-USA Performer

2009 Cross Country: Ran in two cross country events and was Memphis' top finisher once...Posted a 26:38.30 at the C-USA Championships.

2009 Outdoor: Competed at seven events during the outdoor campaign...Garner All-C-USA honors with a fourth place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships...Set a personal-best 800m time of 1:55.19 at the Ole Miss Invitational...Also set a personal-best 1500m time of 3:55.74 at the Ole Miss Invitational...Finished first two times in the 1500m competitions at the Joey Haines Invitational and the Memphis Tiger Invitational...Posted a personal-best 9:18.44 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Mississippi Open...Posted a first place finish at the Joey Haines Invitational in the 3000m steeplechase.

2009 indoor: Competed in four meets during the indoor season...Set a personal-best mile run time of 4:16.59 at the Rod McCravy Invitational...Had two third place finishes in the mile run coming at the EIU Mega Meet and the SIU McDonald's meet...Competed in the 3000meter run once, finishing 10th at the SIU McDonald's meet with a personal-best time of 9:05.21.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in all six of the meets that the Tiger Cross Country team competed in during the 2008 season and was Memphis' top finisher in five of six meets, registering four top-10 finishes...Season best 8k time was at the UALR Invitational where he ran a 25:54.55 and placed 6th...At the C-USA Cross Country Championships, finished with a time of 26:11.00 and in 21st place.

2008 Outdoor (ADAMS STATE):
Competed at Adams State during the 2008 indoor and outdoor track and field seasons...Finished the 3000m run in 9:29.22 at the San Angle Classic at Arizona State University...Ran best 1500m time of 3:55.47 at Western State College.

2008 Indoor (ADAMS STATE): Ran a 8:45.62 in the 3000m run at RAMC.

2007 Cross Country: Competed for Adams State during the 2007-08 season...Recorded a time of 26:04.24 in the 8k Tiger Open in Forthays, Kan.

Personal: Son of Andrea Chelanga and Christine Kiptoo...Majoring in Pre-med...Played handball in high school...Participated in science congress.

Kipkorir's Best Cross Country Performance
Event Best Meet/Date
Cross Country
25:54.55 UALR Invitational 9/27/08
Kipkorir's Best Indoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
Mile Run
4:16.59 Rod McCarvy Invite 2/7/09
3000m Run 9:05.21 SIU McDonald's 1/31/09
Distance Medley Relay
10:32.67 C-USA Champ. 2/28/09
Kipkorir's Best Outdoor Performances
Event Best Meet/Date
800m Run 1:55.19 Ole Miss Inv. 4/11/09
1500m Run 3:55.74 Ole Miss Inv. 4/11/09
3000m Steep.
9:18.44 Miss Open 5/2/09

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