Rich Kenah

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Rich Kenah
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Born August 4, 1970 (1970-08-04) (age 46)
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.

Richard "Rich" Kenah (born August 4, 1970 in Montclair, New Jersey[1]) is a former US middle distance runner who won bronze medals over 800 metres at the 1997 World Indoor Championships and at the World Championships in Athens. The race was won by Wilson Kipketer. In the same season Kenah also set a personal best over 800m in 1:43.38 minutes in Zürich where Kipketer set a new world record. He was a member of the US Olympic Team in Sydney, 2000.

Kenah attended Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair, New Jersey.[1]

Kenah is the Executive Director at the Atlanta Track Club, one of the largest running organizations in the country. He was formerly the marketing director at Global Athletics & Marketing, a boutique sports marketing firm managing top Olympic stars including Tirunesh Dibaba, Meseret Defar and Nick Willis.[2]

Kenah is married to another runner, Cheri Goddard-Kenah. Kenah graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in International Marketing in 1992.


  1. ^ a b Rich Kenah, USA Track & Field. Accessed January 21, 2008.
  2. ^ Gambaccini, Peter (February 5, 2014). "Olympian Rich Kenah Will Direct Atlanta Track Club". Runner's World. Retrieved February 24, 2017.