Men's Track & Field
James Brown - Men's Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Bell County High School

Collegiate Bests
3K: 8:24.66 | 5K: 14:47.17 | Steeple: 9:01.36

2014-15 (Junior)
Outdoor – Scored his first-career SEC point with an eighth-place performance in the 3k steeplechase … Steeplechase PR time 9:01.36 came at Oregon’s Hayward Field in a nationally-viewed third-place performance at the Pepsi Team Invitational
Indoor – 3k PR 8:24.66 came in 20th-place performance at the McCravy
Cross Country – Season-best 8k time of 25:13.0 came at the Bluegrass Invitational … Finished 45th at the SEC Championships, Finished 94th at the 10k NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 32:03.6

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Competed a limited amount, twice over 5k and once in a 3k … Won the 3k Billy Hayes Invitational in a strong performance to conclude the season at IU with a time of 8:32.49 … 5k season best was 14:47.17
Indoor – 
Ran 4:34.67 in the Mile at the Kentucky Invitational, and also ran a DMR leg at that meet
Cross Country – 
Competed in three meets for UK, all at 8,000 meters … Collegiate-best 8k time 25:37.3 came at home meet, the Bluegrass Invitational … Had two top-50 finishes at the Bluegrass Invitational and Cowboy Jamboree

2012-13 (Freshman)
Outdoor – Did not compete

Indoor – Ran anchor leg on UK’s fifth-place DMR at Kentucky Invitational

Cross Country – UK’s No. 4 finisher at the 5K Belmont Opener with a time of 16:19.00 … 8K season-best 25:42.96 came at SEC Championships … Ran 34:24.71 at 10K collegiate debut NCAA Southeast Regional

High School
Named the Male Academic Athlete of the year by the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association and the Kentucky High School Coaches Association … Member of the Bell County High School varsity cross country and track teams for seven years … Placed third in the KHSAA state AA Championship meet his senior year … Named to the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Super Team … Multiple time All-State and Academic All-State honoree … Won the AA Region 5 cross country meet with a time of 16:24.42

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