Born in Long Beach, California ... parents are Michael and Vicky Durham ... brother, Bryan, also runs cross country at BYU ... served in Idaho Boise Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... majoring in English and Humanities ... married to the former Bethany Emmons.
2001-CC: Finished 8K course at Furman Invitational in 26:20
Captain of his cross country team at Long Beach Poly HS ... state division one cross country champion,leading his team to the state title ... all-state and all-CIF ... placed second in CIF and 13th at Foot Locker Regionals ... led team to state team track title his senior year ... won CIF two mile and Master's two mile ... placed third in state in the two mile ... finished second at Junior Nationals in the 10K ... ran at World Junior Championships in France.
BEST MARKS: 10,000m - 29:34.20, 5000m - 14:11.41, 1500m - 3:56, 3000m - 8:23.39
1999 | Freshman Year
Placed tenth on BYU all-time top ten times list for 10K (29:37).
2003 | Sophomore Year
Finished third in the 3,000m (8:38.04) at the Boise State Invitational ... placed third in the 3,000m (8:31.48) at the Olympic Oval Invitational ... took third in the 3,000m (8:31.58) at the Mountain State Games ... ran the 5,000m in 14:26.22 to finish second at the Nebraska Husker Invitational ... finished seventh in both the 3,000m (8:23.39) and the 5,000 (14:50.87) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... placed 10th in the 5,000m with a time of 14:11.41 at the Stanford Invitational ... finished 15th in the 10,000m (29:48.69) at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran the 3,000m in 14:39.00 at the NCAA West Regional Championships.
2004 | Junior Year
Placed third at Utah State in the 3000m (8:36.30) ... finished seventh in the 3000m (8:45.05) and eighth in the 5000m (15:25.91) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... ran a provisional qualifying time in the 10000m (29:34.20) at the Stanford Invitational ... took 21st in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays ... ran the 1,500m in 4:02.10 at the Robison Invitational to take eleventh ... took 21st in the 10,000m (29:46.50) at the Cardinal Invitational ... named Academic All-Mountain West Conference.
2005 | Senior Year
Placed first in the 3000m run at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a time of 8:40.21 ... ran the 3000m in 8:23.29 at the Washington Invitational ... finished ninth in the 5000m at the MWC Indoor Championships (15:31.49) ... ran the 10000m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 29:24.71 ... placed eighth in the 5000m (15:22.47) and fourth in the 10000m (31:26.47) at the MWC Outdoor Invitational ... named Academic All-MWC.