Track & Field
John Burke - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • Previous School Centre College
  • High school Collegiate

Collegiate Bests
1,500m: 4:20.08 | Mile: 4:41.71 | 5k: 16:47.63 | Steeplechase: 10:09.12

2012-13 (Sophomore):
Cross Country – Competed in three meets during his debut season at UK … Best 8,000-meter time, 26:27.3, came in a 61st-place finish at home meet, the Bluegrass Invitational.

Prior to UK:
Will join UK as an experienced distance runner having competed at Centre College the past two years … Was a NCAA Division III Regional competitor in cross country … Was a cross country All SAA-Conference selection in 2012 … All SAA Conference Fall 2012 … Owns a 3,000-meter steeplechase best of 10:09.12, a 5k best of 16:16.0 and a cross country 8k best of 26:01.36 … Made the Dean’s List three semesters at Centre College … KHSAA (Kentucky High School) Sportsmanship Award recipient his senior year in high school … National Merit Finalist in high school … Majoring in finance and Chinese.

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