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B.A.A. Running Club Member Profile – Keven O’Neil

Keven O’Neil competed in the 2016 Club Cross Country Nationals in Tallahassee, Florida placing 24th overall in 34:02. Keven was the 5th B.A.A. runner for the 2nd place B.A.A. Masters team.

Personal Bests
5000M 14:42
5K 15:00
10K 31:30
10 Mile 52:10
Half Marathon 1:08:45
Marathon 2:26:36
  • Residence: 141 Prospect Ave, North Kingstown, RI
  • Hometown/High School: North Kingstown/North Kingstown High School
  • College (if applicable): Undergrad: Rhode Island College Master: Providence College
  • Age division: Master
  • B.A.A. member since: 1998


What is your favorite racing distance and race?
10k – Cross Country Nationals

Where is your favorite place to run in New England?
Goddard Park, Warwick, RI

Tell us about your most memorable race experience or training run.
Coaching the North Kingstown High School’s Girls Cross Country Team to 6 state championships from 1999-2006.

What’s the most difficult training workout you have accomplished?
26.2 mile training run on the Boston course in icy rain and slush.

What’s your alternative training activity to running?
Hauling, cutting, splitting, and stacking firewood.

Tell us something unique about yourself that would surprise most of us.
I run like a duck, I can juggle, and I can solve the Rubix Cube – not all at the same time.

When you’re not running, what do you like to do?
Napping! I also enjoy fishing and spending time with my family.

If you could run anywhere in the world, where would you go?
I don’t like to leave North Kingstown, but if forced to travel- Eugene, Oregon.

What’s your profession or field of work?
Special Education Teacher

What’s your favorite adidas racing or training shoe?
Supernova Glide Boost

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