Mile (Outdoor): 4:06.81
3000 (Indoor): 8:23.25
5000 (Outdoor): 14:29.11
8k XC: 24:45
Brian is from Washington, MO and attended St. Francis Borgia High School before running for Saint Louis University. During high school Brian was 2 x All State XC and 2 x All State track. As a Freshman at SLU, Brian finished 6th in the 10,000m at the USATF Junior Track & Field Championships earning All-American honors. During the rest of his time as a Billiken, Brian bounced between the mile & 10,000 distance finishing in Top 3 at the Atlantic 10 Championships 4 times with 2 runner up finishes in the Indoor 5,000m and the Outdoor 10,000m. Brian also competed in the 2011 Festival of Miles at SLUH finishing as the first collegiate runner in a PR of 4:06.81. Currently, Holdmeyer is trying to return from a series of injuries that have plagued him since graduating and is looking forward to getting a full year of consistent training under his belt.
On Sunday, May 16, 2021, Kirby Simon raced his first half marathon.
23 May, 2021
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