Kwabene Brown (K.B.), longtime hurdles coach in the state, is undergoing brain surgery in early November.
Brown said on social media, "I would like to thank everyone for your prayers and donations for the brain surgery that I will be having! The surgery will no longer take place on October 26, it has been rescheduled for next Friday, November 2! Again, thank you for your prayers and please continue to do so!"
A fundraising campaign has been established with a goal of $5,000.
- Interview with Quick Striders coach Kwabene BrownQuick Striders coach Kwabene Brown talks about preparing for Nike Outdoor Nationals and the rest of the outdoor season.
- Combined $1225 raised for Kwabene BrownQuick Striders and Westside coach remains in intensive care
- Westside coach Kwabene (K.B.) Brown attends coaches association meetingWestside coach Kwabene Brown attended the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association winter meeting earlier today at the high school league office in Columbia. Brown suffered a brain aneurysm in June 2007. https://sc.milesplit.com Web master John Olson interviewed Brown during the event.
- Brown released from hospitalQuick Striders and Westside track and field coach Kwabene Brown has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Quick Striders president Richard Kerns announced Sunday at the USATF state association annual meeting in Spartanburg.
- $1,315 raised for K.B. Brown fundUSATF-S.C. association announced on Aug. 14 a total of $1,315 has been raised for the Kwabene Brown fund.