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Kennedy Kithuka
Kennedy Kithuka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thika, Kenya

High School:
St. Paul's

Last College:
Wayland Baptist

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
06/04/1989


11/23/2013

Kithuka Finishes Runner-Up at NCAA Championship

Texas Tech senior finishes runner up at national meet

11/22/2013

Kithuka Eyes Second Cross Country Title

Texas Tech senior Kennedy Kithuka set to compete at 2013 NCAA Championship

11/16/2013

Kithuka Wins Second Mountain Region Title

Senior Kennedy Kithuka cruises to second straight region title, advances to nationals

11/14/2013

Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Set For NCAA Regionals

Regional meet to be held in Ogden, Utah

11/02/2013

Kithuka Repeats as Big 12 Champion

Tech senior Kennedy Kithuka wins back-to-back Big 12 Cross Country titles

11/21/2013

Kennedy Kithuka: Brink of History

Kithuka looks for second straight NCAA Cross Country Championship

09/18/2013

Kithuka Remains Unbeaten Following Texas Tech Open

11/21/2012

Kithuka races to first National Championship

11/15/2012

Going the Distance: Kennedy Kithuka

Kithuka prepares for NCAA Cross Country Championships following dominating 2012 season

09/15/2012

Kithuka, Red Raiders dominate Red Raider Open

Career Performance List | Track and Field Bio

2013 NCAA Cross Country Runner-Up
2013 USSTFCCCA Cross Country All-American
2013 Big 12 Cross Country Champion
2012 NCAA Cross Country Champion
2012 Cross Country All-American
2012 Big 12 Cross Country Champion

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
2012 NCAA Cross Country Individual Champion....Big 12 Individual Champion...went undefeated in seven meets...broke four course records...finished first at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a course record time of 28:31.3...finished first overall at the Mountain Regional meet with a time of 29:36.38...finished first overall at the Big 12 Championships by over a minute with a time of 22:52.8 in the 8,000-meter race...first Texas Tech men's NCAA Cross Country Champion in school history...first Texas Tech men's Big 12 Individual Champion in school history.

WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Trained under head coach Brian Whitlock...two-time NAIA Cross Country Individual Champion...won the 2012 NAIA National Championship in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 29:35.85 nearly a full minute ahead of the runner-up...won the 2012 NAIA National Championship in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:04.72...personal-best time in the 8,000-meter run of 23:08...personal-best time in the mile of 4:07...personal-best time of 7:58 in the 3,000-meter run...personal-best time of 13:28 in the 5,000-meter run...personal-best time of 28:18 in the 10,000-meter run...personal-best time of 3:46 in the 1,500-meter run.

NAIA National Championships
2012
Outdoor 10,000-meters
Outdoor 5,000-meters
Indoor 3,000-meters
Indoor Distance Medley Relay

2011
Outdoor 10,000-meters
Outdoor 5,000-meters
National Cross Country Champion

2010 Outdoor 10,000-meters
Outdoor 5,000-meters
Indoor 3,000-meters
National Cross Country Champion

ST PAUL'S HIGH SCHOOL
Trained under head coach Charles Noechu where he earned the divisional championship in 2007 and was the district runner-up...personal-best times of 9:00 in the 3,000-meter run, 4:20 in the 1,500-meter run, 15:10 in the 5,000-meter and 30:20 in the 10,000-meter.

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