Cross Country
Chris Long - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Bellbrook
  • 2008 and 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2007-08 (Junior): Cross Country – Competed in all six meets for the Wildcats always finishing among top-four on the squad … Best performance at SEC Championships with his first career top finish on the team at an 8K time of 25:27 placing him 35th overall. Indoor – Competed in 3000 and 5000 meters … Ran personal-best 5,000m time of 15:17.86 at Husky Classic … Posted season-best mark of 8:50.13 at UK Invitational. Outdoor – Did not compete.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Competed in each of Kentucky’s six meets … Was 14th overall at the Old Timer’s Classic with a 5-mile time of 27:20 … UK’s fourth runner at the Greater Louisville Classic with an 8K time of 26:27 … Also competed in the NCAA Southeast Regional. Indoor – Competed in 3000 and 5000 meters with season-best marks of 8:48.95 and 15:43.39, respectively. Outdoor – Participated in the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 meters.

High School: A three-year letterwinner on his high school track and cross country squads … Coached by Richard and Iris Black … Also a three-year baseball letterwinner.

Personal: Full name is Chris Davis Long … Born April 3, 1986 … Parents are Chuck and Susie Long … Has one brother, Tyler (18) … Father played baseball for UK … secondary education – social studies major.

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