BIOGRAPHY
  Kevin Colon
Kevin Colon
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Kansas City, MO

High School:
Lee's Summit West HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
11/28/1991


Personal Bests
1,500 meters - 4:01.46
3,000 meters - 8:28.19
5,000 meters - 14:34.04

2011 Outdoors: Ran a variety of distances during the outdoor slate, highlighted by a personal-best 14:34.04 in the 5,000 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Recorded a 5K time of 14:59.48 at the Stanford Invitational ... Ran the 1,500 meters in 4:01.46 at the Tulsa Duals and ran the 3,000 meters in a personal-best 8:28.19 at the Razorback Invitational ... Participated in the 10,000 meters during the Big 12 Outdoor Championships but did not finish.

2011 Indoors: Ran three races during the indoor season, highlighted by a season-best 8:23.13 in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic ... Placed 20th in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships with an 8:27.26 ... Ran the mile in 4:21.71 at the Kansas State Invitational.

2010 Cross Country: Did not compete.

High School: Attended Lee's Summit West HS in Lee's Summit, Mo., where he was coached by Michael Shortino ... 2008 Gatorade Missouri Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year ... 2010 Missouri Class 4 state champion in the 3,200 meters with a 9:12.09 at the state meet ... Kansas City Star first-team all-metro selection in the 3,200 meters his senior year ... State runner-up in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:17.12 in the championship race ... Led his team to a second-place finish at the 2010 state championships ... A three-time all-state honoree in cross country ... Honor roll student all four years ... Volunteered for the Special Olympics and for Hope Faith Ministries in addition to participating with Youth Court and his youth group.

Personal: Kevin Colon was born Nov. 28, 1991 in Lee's Summit, Mo. ... Son of Chris and Tracy Colon ... Both parents ran cross country at the collegiate level, with his mom competing for Southwest Baptist University and his dad for Fort Osage.

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