Ben Gillig

Height: 6'3"


Class: Senior

Hometown: Shawnee, KS


High School: Mill Valley HS


Joined the Club his sophomore year. Has competed in the Dr. Bob 5K, Lawrence, 5K/Half Marathon, Chili Pepper Invitational, Haskell Invitational, Emporia State Invitational, and Baker Invitational. Achieved PRs of 17:48 (5K), 29:04 (8K), 36:45 (10K), 1:24:24 (half marathon), and 4:36 (1500m). Is looking forward to continuing to improve throughout track season and his final semester at KU.


High School

Ran cross country and track all four years... Was a two time letter winner in both sports. Had PRs of 18:12 (5K), 10:43 (3200m), 4:44 (s/o Hova) (1600m), and 2:08 (800m). Got last in the 400m at the 5A Regional track meet.



Son of Tanya and Brian Gillig. Has one sister; Katya. Majoring in Marketing & Business Analytics. Avid music and basketball lover. As you can tell from his bio, a man of few words.