Olympic Development Athletes – Men

Tim Chichester

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Tim Chichester – Boston Marathon ~ Mile 17

Home town: Mount Morris, NY

College: SUNY Geneseo, Grad School Brockport

Favorite Place to Run: My home training grounds, Letchworth State Park.

Shoes: Asics 2160s

Why GVH: I like the team dynamics, I feel like I have the support of every member when I race. Coach Reif is flexible and passionate about the sport of running. They know how to throw sweet after parties.

Occupation: Graduate student working my masters in adolescent education for science at SUNY Brockport

PRs:

  • 400m: 55.0
  • 800m: 2:00.72 (2010)
  • 1500m: 4:05.29 (2010)
  • 1 mile 4:24.32 (2010)
  • 3000m 8:30.51 (2010)
  • 5000m 14:32.84 (2010)
  • 10000m 30:28.71 (2010)
  • 15k 46:59 (2011)
  • Half marathon (1:04:55)
  • Marathon 2:21:10

Accomplishments:

  • 11th place boston marathon (2012)
  • 2nd american boston marathon (2012)
  • 1st place stockadeathon (2011)
  • five time NCAA participant while at SUNY Geneseo
  • 3 X cross Country 2007,2008,2009
  • Indoor track NCAA qualifier for the 5k (2010)
  • Outdoor track NCAA qualifier for the 10k (2010)
  • 69th at Club national XC (2011)
  • 22nd Utica Boilermaker (2010)
  • 4th place disney world marathon (2011)
  • 1st place and record holder of Oak tree half marathon (2011)

Omar Boulama

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Matt Pierce

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Hometown: Lisbon, NY

College: Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

Occupation: Aerial Imagery/GIS

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Favorite Place to Run:  Mendon Ponds Park

Shoes: Pegasus

Why GVH?: GVH is a great group with incredible diversity, talent, hard work and community with people from the 400m to marathon – it’s a great place for anyone.

PR’s:

  •  1500m: 3:58
  • 3000m: 8:33.88
  • 5000m: 14:52.11
  • marathon: 2:37:18 
Accomplishments:

  •  3rd place 2015 Rochester Marathon
  •  2nd place 2015 Rochester Chase Corporate Challenge
  • 2nd place 2015 Karknocker Festival 5k
  •  2nd place 2014 Maple Leaf Half Marathon