Racing Team Members

Guillaume Adam

Birthday: 01/15/1990
College: University of Lyon, France
Hometown: Annemasse, France
Residence: Cambridge, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor 800m: 1:50.11 | Indoor 1500m: 3:42.68 | Indoor Mile: 3:59.74 | Indoor 3000m: 8:07.42 | 800m: 1:49.09 | 1000m: 2:21.93 | 1500m: 3:38.41 | 3000m: 8:05.30 | 10K: 29:31
Favorite Place to Run: Charles River and Fresh Pond
Favorite Race Distance: 1500m and Relays
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016

Christopher Allen

Birthday: 12/13/93
College: Harvard University
Hometown: Norfolk, MA
Residence: Norfolk, MA
Personal Bests:
5000m: 14:26 | Half Marathon: 1:08:27
Favorite Place to Run: Trails in Lincoln and Concord
Favorite Race Distance: 10K
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016

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Eric Ashe

Date of Birth: 07/02/88
College: Boston University
Hometown: Hanson, MA
Residence: Boston, MA
Personal Bests:
Mile: 4:03 | 3000m: 8:04 | 3000m Steeplechase: 8:40 | Half Marathon: 1:03:33 | Marathon: 2:17:06
Best place to run around Boston: Commonwealth Ave
Favorite race distance: I like to mix it up!
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2011
Photo: Kevin Morris

Juliet Bottoroff

Date of Birth: 01/29/91
College: Duke University
Hometown: Newark, DE
Residence: Brighton, MA
Personal Bests:
3000m: 9:18.88 | 5000m: 15:43.62 | 10,000m: 32:25.69 | 5K: 15:59 | 10K: 32:38 | Half Marathon: 1:11:30
Best place to run around Boston: Muddy River/Jamaica Pond and Battle Road/Minute Man National Park
Favorite race distance: 10,000m
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2014

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Heather Cappello

Date of Birth: 02/22/80
College: Providence College
Hometown: Pendleton, NY
Residence: Somerville, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor Mile: 4:46 | Indoor 3000m: 9:22 | Indoor 5000m: 16:34 | 10K: 33:32 | 15K: 50:55 | 10 Miles: 54:40 | 20K: 1:10:19 | 25K: 1:28:07 | Half Marathon: 1:13:07 | Marathon: 2:40:58
Best place to run around Boston: Minuteman Bike Trail
Favorite Race Distance: Half Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2003

Joseph Carpenter

Date of Birth: 05/26/89
College: Haverford College
Hometown: Portland, OR
Residence: Cambridge, MA
Personal Bests:
1500m: 3:54 | Mile: 4:14 | 3000m: 8:29 | 5000m: 14:25 | 5K: 14:49 | 10 Miles: 51:26 | Half Marathon: 1:09:19 | Marathon: 2:25:20
Best place to run around Boston: Emerald Necklace to the Arboretum
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016

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David Chorney

Date of Birth: 08/04/87
College: Muhlenberg College
Hometown: Bristol, NH
Residence: Boston, MA
Personal Bests:
1500m: 3:47.2 | 3000m: 8:13 | 5000m: 14:30 | 5K: 14:29
Best place to run around Boston: The Charlestown Docks or Jamaica Plain and the Arboretum
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2010

Rachel Coogan

Date of Birth: 11/09/1990
College: Wellesley College
Hometown: New Bedford, MA
Residence: Cambridge, MA
Personal Bests:
5K: 17:40 | 10K: 38:23 | Half Marathon: 1:21:20 | Marathon: 2:44:49
Best place to run around Boston: The Charles River
Favorite race distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2015

Madeline Duhon

Date of Birth: 02/21/1989
College: Stanford University
Hometown: Houston, TX
Residence: Somerville, MA
Personal Bests:
Half Marathon: 1:17:22 | Marathon: 2:40:07
Best place to run around Boston: Anywhere along the Charles River, especially around and over Mass Ave Bridge
Favorite race distance: Half Marathon and Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2015

Sam Ellison

Date of Birth: 12/05/92
College: Villanova University
Hometown: Dresher, PA
Residence: Brighton, MA
Personal Bests:
800m: 1:47.60 | 1000m: 2:27.05
Best place to run around Boston: Boston College Reservoir
Favorite race distance: 800m
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2015
Photo: Michael Scott

Matt Fischer

Date of Birth: 05/06/92
College: Penn State
Hometown: Kennett Square, PA
Residence: Brighton, MA
Personal Bests:
1500m: 3:46.95 | 3000m: 8:04.21 | Indoor 5000m: 13:57.75 | 5000m: 14:01.23 | 10,000m: 29:51.69 | Half Marathon: 1:04:28
Best place to run around Boston: Along the North side of the Charles
Favorite race distance: Cross Country
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2015
Photo: Amanda Watters

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Mike Galoob

Date of Birth: 02/07/74
College: Northern Arizona University
Hometown: Norman, OK
Residence: Peace Dale, RI
Personal Bests:
800m: 1:55 | Mile: 4:19 | 5K: 15:29 | 10K: 32:24 | Half Marathon: 1:10:45
Best place to run around Boston: Cliff Walk, Newport and Scarborough Beach, Narragansett
Favorite race distance: 4 x 800 meter relay
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2014

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Peter Hammer

Date of Birth: 07/08/1966
College: University of New Hampshire
Hometown: Needham, MA
Residence: Needham, MA
Personal Bests:
5K: 14:21 | 10K: 30:17 | Half Marathon: 1:05:37 | Marathon: 2:20:04
Best place to run around Boston: Trails in Lincoln & Concord
Favorite race distance: 8-10k Cross Country
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2011
Photo: Amanda Watters

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Dan Harper

Date of Birth: 01/08/90
College: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Residence: Somerville, MA
Personal Bests:
3000m: 8:29 | 5000m: 14:39 | Cross Country 8K: 24:32 | 10,000m: 30:02 | Half Marathon: 1:07:58
Best place to run around Boston: Charles River Esplanade
Favorite race distance: 10k or Half Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2012
Photo: Amanda Watters

Christian Harrison

Date of Birth: 09/27/1993
College: University of Georgia (2014-2016)
North Carolina A&T (2011-2014)
Hometown: Glenarden, MD
Residence: Dorchester, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor 800m: 1:49.01 | Indoor Mile: 4:14.65 | 400m: 47.6 | 800m: 1:46.69
Best place to run around Boston: Franklin Park, Charles River, and Carson Beach
Favorite race distance: 800m
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016
Photo: Amanda Watters

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Brian Harvey

Date of Birth: 06/08/87
College: Carnegie Mellon University
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Residence: Boston, MA
Personal Bests:
1500m: 3:45.59 | 3000m: 7:59.76 | 5000m: 14:10.67 | 5K: 14:00 | 10,000m: 29:39.78 | 10K: 29:50 | 15K: 46:16 | Half Marathon: 1:04:44 | Marathon: 2:17:05
Best place to run around Boston: Along the Emerald Necklace to Jamaica Pond and the Arnold Arboretum
Favorite race distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2009

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Rachel Hyland

Date of Birth: 01/13/87
College: Williams College
Hometown: Andover, MA
Residence: Andover, MA
Personal Bests:
1500m: 4:42 | Mile: 4:55.4 | Indoor 3000m: 9:40.56 | 3000m: 9:46.7 | Indoor 5000m: 16:33.2 | 5K: 16:43.4 | 10K: 34:20.0 | Half Marathon: 1:16:44 | Marathon: 2:41:26
Best place to run around Boston: The river with friends, or trails in Andover
Favorite race distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2011Photo: Victah Sailer

Katie Kellner

Date of Birth: 09/04/91
College: Cornell University
Hometown: West Windsor, NJ
Residence: Boston, MA
Personal Bests:
Mile:
4:57.06 | 3,000m: 9:22.39 | 5,000m: 15:56.42 | 10,000m: 32:58.73 | 10K: 33:05 | Half Marathon: 1:14:39 | Marathon: 2:43:41
Best Place to run around Boston: Jamaica Pond
Favorite Race Distance: Half Marathon and Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016

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Chris Magill

Date of Birth: 12/13/72
College: Old Dominion University/Iona College
Hometown: Pawtucket, RI
Residence: Cumberland, RI
Personal Bests:
1500m: 3:48 | Indoor Mile: 4:07 | 3000m: 8:11 | Indoor 5000m: 14:08 | 5000m: 14:21 | 5K: 14:20 | 8K: 24:02 | 10,000m: 29:49 | 10K: 30:28 | 10 Miles: 50:06 | Half Marathon: 1:06:30 | Marathon: 2:29:31
Best place to run around Boston: Charles River and Lincoln Woods, Rhode Island
Favorite race distance: 5K to the Half Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 1998
Photo: Kevin Morris

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Katie Misuraca

Date of Birth: 11/27/80
College: Iona College
Hometown: Gloucester, MA
Residence: Gloucester, MA
Personal Bests:
10K: 35:20 | 10 miles: 59:54 | Half Marathon: 1:19:02 | Marathon: 2:45:36
Best place to run around Boston: Franklin Park, Boston, MA
Favorite Race Distance: Half Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2011

Kaitlin O’Sullivan

Date of Birth: 05/31/85
College: SUNY Oneonta
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Residence: Salem, MA
Personal Bests:
800m:
2:11 | Mile: 4:46 | 5000m: 16:53 | 5K: 17:13 | 10K: 35:15 | Marathon: 2:45:28
Best place to run around Boston: Jamaica Pond and the Arnold Arboretum
Favorite Race Distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016

Connor Reck

Date of Birth: 09/19/93
College: Harvard University
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Residence: Brighton, MA
Personal Bests:
800m:
1:50.78 | 1500m: 3:49.39 | Indoor Mile: 4:05.34 | Mile: 4:05.60 | 3000m: 8:32.10
Best place to run around Boston: Minute Man National Historic Park
Favorite Race Distance: 800m
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016
Photo: Amanda Watters

Matthew Sonnenfeldt

Date of Birth: 011/06/90
College: North Carolina State University
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Residence: Cambridge, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor Mile:
4:08 | Indoor 3000m: 8:08 | Indoor 5000m: 14:17 | 5000m: 13:59 | 10,000m: 29:51 | 5K: 14:45 | 8K: 23:51 | 10 Miles: 48:51 | Half Marathon: 64:58
Best place to run around Boston: Mystic River Bike Path
Favorite race distance: 8K
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2016
Photo: Fitzfoto/NERunner

Emma Spencer

Date of Birth: 01/16/90
College: Columbia University
Hometown: Winchester, MA
Residence: Cambridge, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor Mile: 5:02 | Indoor 5000m: 17:00 | 5K: 17:20 | 10K: 36:22 | Half Marathon: 1:21:00 | Marathon: 2:45:40
Best place to run around Boston: Around the Mystic Lakes
Favorite race distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2014

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Alex Taylor

Date of Birth: 01/04/80
College: Virginia Tech
Hometown: Woodbridge, VA
Residence: Jamaica Plain, MA
Personal Bests:
Indoor 5000m: 14:31.44 | 5 mile: 24:32 | Marathon: 2:21:50
Best place to run around Boston: Jamaicaway/Riverway
Favorite race distance: Marathon
B.A.A. Team Member Since: 2011



Racing Team Program Tiers

The benefits program consists of two tiers, based on performance levels. Athletes will be designated Level One or Level Two according to their recent performances. Assigned levels will be reviewed annually, and the opportunity exists for athletes to advance to a higher level of support based on performance.

TIER: LEVEL ONE

TRACK Men Women
1500m 3:45 4:20
Mile 4:00 4:40
3000m 8:05 9:15
3K Steeplechase 8:55 10:25
5000m 14:10 16:20
10,000m 29:30 34:00
ROAD Men Women
5K 14:20 16:30
8K 24:00 27:30
10K 29:50 34:30
Half Marathon 1:05:00 1:15:00
Marathon 2:18:00 2:40:00
Cross Country Top 10 individual at Club Nationals or Winter XC
Road Race Top 15 place at USATF National LDR Championship

TIER: LEVEL TWO

TRACK Men Women
1500m 4:00 4:35
Mile 4:10 4:50
3000m 8:25 9:40
3K Steeplechase 9:15 10:40
5000m 14:35 16:50
10,000m 30:50 35:30
ROAD Men Women
5K 14:50 17:00
8K 24:30 28:30
10K 31:10 35:30
Half Marathon 1:09:00 1:18:30
Marathon 2:23:00 2:47:00
Cross Country Top 5 team scorer at Mayor’s Cup or New Englands on a 1st place team
or a top 30 individual at Club Nationals or Winter XC
Road Race Top 3 place in the Open Division at two USATF New England Championships