Rider Cross Country BIO
 Katie Chinery

At Rider:
Elementary Education and English major with a minor in Special Education.


  • Ran a 23:56.6 in the 6k at the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships.
  • Ran a 24:07.6 in the 6k at the 2016 MAAC Cross Country Championships.
  • Ran a PR 23:24 in the 6.15k at the Rider Invite.
  • Ran a PR 23:40 in the 6k at the Princeton Invitational.
  • Ran a PR 19:59.5 in the 5k in Rider's dual vs. TCNJ.


  • Ran 20:07 at the TCNJ 5K to open her Cross Country collegiate career.
  • Ran a season-best 6K of 23:44.80 at Lehigh’s Paul Short.
  • Ran 24:14.50 at the 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships.
  • Ran 24:36.50 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Cross Country Regional.
  • Ran 21:05.30 at the IC4A/ECAC 5K Cross Country Championships.
  • Fifth at the TCNJ Dual in the mile (5:39.36).
  • Ran 5:30.22 in the mile at the 2015-16 Indoor MAAC Championships.
  • Ran 5:10.50 at the Penn Challenge in the 1500 during the outdoor season.

At Manchester High School:
Four-year letterwinner for cross country…team captain…two-time qualifier for the New Jersey State Group Championships…four-year letterwinner for indoor track, running the 1600 and 3200 meter…Coaches’ Award recipient…New Jersey State Sectionals qualifier…Most Valuable Performer of the state group meet…best times of 2:36 in the 800, 5:33 in the 1600 and 11:54 in the 3200…four-year letterwinner in outdoor track…team captain…two-year State Group Championship qualifier for the 3200 meter…Shore Conference Distance Runner of the Year…Most Improved Award…Coaches’ Award…Sportsmanship Award…best times of 11:50 in the 3200, 5:30 in the 1600 and 2:28 in the 800…English Student of the Month as a freshman and senior…Future Educator of the Year award…hobbies include running, reading, seeing friends, swimming and writing…personal: daughter of Kenneth and Kelly Chinery…younger brother Keith…works at the Lakewood Blue Claws in the Kid’s Zone.

Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Whiting, NJ
High School: Manchester Township