3,000m – 7:48.01 (2023)
5,000m – 13:16.09 (2023)
10,000m – 27:56.99 (2023)
Ahmed was born and raised in the small town of Kabribayah in the Somali region of Ethiopia, before coming to the United States with his family in 2011. He attended middle school in southeast Portland, where has was first introduced to the sport of running, before moving to Salem, Oregon where he became a cross country and track star at West Salem High School. After winning consecutive cross country state titles for the Titans he chose to go to college at Boise State University where he would go on to earn a degree in International and Global Studies before attending Florida State University for graduate school where he received a master’s degree in International Relations and Affairs.
Muhumed spent his first full year as a professional (2022-2023) setting personal bests at 3,000 meters (7:48.01), 5,000 meters (13:16.09) and 10,000 meters (27:56.99). He also finished eighth at the USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 5,000 meter run.
At Boise State, Ahmed was the Mountain West freshman of the year in cross country in 2017, first team All Mountain West in 2018, first team All West Region in 2019, and the 2020 champion in the indoor mile. After moving on to Florida State for graduate school, he immediately thrived, finishing 20th at the 2021 NCAA Cross Country Championships and then competing at both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships his final semester.