Matt Williams


Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado   High School: Air Academy

Coach: Juli Benson

College & Major: 

US Air Force Academy ’09: B.S. Psychology

University of Colorado ’10: M.A. Experimental Psychology

Baylor University ’15: Doctorate of Physical Therapy in progress

Personal Bests:

  • Marathon: 2:23:43
  • Half-Marathon: 1:04:24
  • 5k: 14:18
  • 3k Steeplechase: 8:45

Running Accomplishments: 

  • 13th Place 2015 US Marathon Championships
  • 4th Place 2014 Garry Bjorklund Half-Marathon and Olympic Trials Qualifying Mark
  • 6th Place 2012 USATF Indoor Track and Field Championships (3km);
  • 9th Place 2012 US XC Championships and US Military Champion;
  • 12th Place 2010 USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships (steeplechase)

Other accomplishments: 

  • Competitively selected for Air Force sponsored Masters and Doctoral education programs
  • Poster Presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Orthopedic Section

Community Service: 

  • Dale House Volunteer: group home serving teenage foster children
  • Relay for Life Rookie Team of the Year 2013
  • Project MEND volunteer, which helps to provide 971 clients with medical equipment; resulting in a $297,979 cost savings to the community
  • 2014 Air Force BSC Jog-A-Thon Champion, helped raise over $8000 dollars for local medical family housing
  • Mentor for local high school runners

Follow Matt:

Instagram @mkeeney.williams