Bob Dron
Bob Dron


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
St. Laurence

XC/Long Distance

2005-2006 Highlights: Posted a season-best time of 26:21 en route to a 30th-place finish at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29...ran in both the 1,500-meter and the 3,000-meter steeplechase during the outdoor track season...took third in the steeplechase at the Horizon League Championships with a career-best time of 9:39.25...competed in three meets during the indoor season...placed 12th at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in the 3,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 8:59.27...ran to a pair of top 10 finishes at the UWM Tune-Up on Feb. 17th, taking second in the 3,000-meter run (9:09.60) while crossing seventh in the mile in a career-best 4:32.04.

2004-2005 Highlights: Turned in a career-best, time of 9:07.09 in the 3,000-meter run at the Tadd Metzger Invitational...picked up a season-best, mark of 4:45.25 in the 1-mile run at the University of Chicago Open...took home a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:18.5)...turned in a personal-best time of 4:11.85 in the 1,500-meter run at the Butler Twilight...cruised to a team-season and career-best time of 9:52.22 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2003-2004 Highlights: Raced to a team-season, indoor-best time of 4:23.39 in the 1,500-meter run at the Doug Raymond Invitational...picked up a personal and team-season outdoor-best time of 9:53.94 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Horizon League Track and Field Championships...ran a personal-best time of 4:15.27 in the 1,500-meter run at the Butler Twilight...cruised to a personal-record indoor time of 2:11.07 in the Chicago Pentangular...had the fourth-fastest indoor 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:46.68 at the Horizon League Track and Field Championships.

2002-2003 Highlights: Ran an indoor-season best time of 4:44.01 in the mile run at the Lewis Friday Night Series #1...holds UIC's fifth-fastest season time in the 3,000-meter run (9:19.35) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...picked up a season-best time of 4:24.73 in the 1,500-meter at the Chicagoland Championships...crossed the finish line of the 5,000-meter run at the Elmhurst Invitational in 16:36.6...turned in UIC's third-fastest time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:22.77) at the North Central College Invitational...owns the season's second-best high jump with a leap of 5'6" at the Wheaton Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letter-winner in both cross country and track and field for St. Laurence...placed second overall in the 3,200-meter run at the Catholic League championships as a sophomore...placed sixth overall at Turtlehead Lake as a senior...took home a sixth-place finish in the cross country regionals as a senior...born on January 17, 1984...son of Stanislaw and Maria Dron...major is kinesiology.

Career Best Indoor Times and Jumps
800-Meter Run: 2:11.07 (1/10/04)
1,000-Meter Run: 2:46.68 (2/29/04)
1,500-Meter Run: 4:23.39 (1/31/04)
1-Mile Run: 4:32.04 (2/17/06)
3,000-Meter Run: 8:59.27 (2/26/06)
High Jump: 5'10 1/2" (3/1/03)

Career Best Outdoor Times and Jumps 1,500-Meter Run: 4:11.85 (5/7/05) 3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 9:39.25 (5/12/06) 5,000-Meter Run: 16:36.60 (4/19/03) High Jump: 5'6" (3/29/03)