Arizona's Sambu To Transition To The Roads
Arizona All-American Stephen
Sambu to transition to Road Racing
OAKLAND- Last week,
during his professional running debut,
9-Time NCAA All-American, Stephen
Sambu, shattered the course record at the Silicon Valley 5k. With a time of
13:28. Five days prior to this race, he finished runner-up in Louisville at the
2012 NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Sambu, a native of
Eldoret, Kenya majored in Agricultural Business Economics with a minor in
business Administration. He was a multiple NJCAA Champion while at Rend Lake
Community College in Illinois. His running success continued at the University
of Arizona under the direction of Coach, James Li. Sambu finished as a
Nine-Time All- American and won the 2011 Pac-10, 10,000 meter and 2012 Pac-12
Sambu became the second fastest Indoor Collegiate 5000 meter runner while
competing at the 2012 Millrose Games. He ran a personal best time of 13:13.74.
His 10,000 meter personal best is 27:28.64
“I really want to
fulfill my dreams to be a successful road racer and marathon runner. I am so
excited to work with, Karen Locke,” said Sambu.