|Hometown:||Rift Valley, Kenya|
Finished sixth overall (out of 136) at the Delaware Valley Invitational with a time of 27:49.68 in the 8K race...Took fifth overall at the Philadelphia Metro Classic with a time of 28:33 in the five-mile race...Finished 12th overall (out of 85) in the Jack St. Clair Invitational with a time of 28:11.38 in the five-mile race...Placed 10th overall (out of 148) in the CTC Championships with a time of 27:15.95 in the 8K race...Finished 38th overall (out of 70) in the CACC Championships with a time of 28:26.33 in the five-mile race...
In the CACC Championship, PhilaU was led by sophomore Kip Kirui who finished sixth overall with a final time of 28:07 to take All-Conference accolades. At the East Regionals Kirui took the number two spot for PhilaU finishing 50th overall (33:38). He set a personal best for the 8k at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 27:18.
Ran a personal best time of 27:43 (8,000 meters) and 33:47 (10,000 meters) his freshmen year...38th in the East Region...Earned a varsity letter in 2009 and was consistently the third runner on the team...Ran to fifth-place overall at the CACC Championships (28:12), earning CACC All-Conference accolades...Helped the Rams to the 2009 CACC Team Championship.
Born on November 25, 1988 in Kenya, Africa...Parents are Kipkirui and Grace Maritim...Has one brother, Paul.