Kevin Forde
Kevin Forde

RS Junior

Normal, Ill.

High School:


2010-2011: (Cross Country): Did not compete.

2009-10: (Cross Country): Competed in six cross country meets ... finished 28th at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference meet with a time of 25:27:51 ... placed 47th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, running a season-best time of 25:58 ... placed 88th at the Midwest Regional with a 10K time of 33:39.50. (Indoor): Did not compete. (Outdoor): Did not compete.

2008-09: (Cross Country): Only competed in one race due to injury ... finished 29 at the Illini 6K Challenge with a time of 20:34.08. (Indoor): Turned in a season-best time of 4:28 in the mile at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... finished ninth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.98 at the Redbird Invitational ... distance medley relay finished sixth at the Valley Championships. (Outdoor): Recorded a season-best 2:01.58 in the 800-meter run at the Lee Calhoun Memorial ... turned in a season-best 1,500-meter run at the SIU Spring Classic with a time of 3:58.56 to finish 12th.

At University HS: The top-finisher for University High School's cross country team his senior year at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class AA state championships, crossing the finish line in eighth with a time of 15:02 ... named to the All-City team in cross country and in the 1600-and 3200-meter runs in track and field ... placed 25th at the 2007 Class AA state track and field meet in the 3,200-meter run with a school-record time of 9:32.03 ... holds a personal-best time of 4:26 in the 1600-meter run.

Personal: Born 7/7/1990 ... son of Elvis and Beverley Forde ... his father, Elvis is the head Illinois State track and field coach and was a sprinter for Southern Illinois and competed for Barbados in the Olympics ... siblings are Chantè and Winslow ... majoring in integrated manufacturing systems.