Matt Gokey


Place of birth: Gloversville, NY
Age: 44
Town/City of residence: Delmar
Martial status + family members: Spouse-Ellen; Kids-Emily and William
Profession: Tax Policy Analyst
Years running: 30
Top running accolades: 5th overall masters Utica Boilermaker 15k (twice); 3rd Overall Lake Placid half-marathon; 2nd overall Saratoga Palio half-marathon; 1st overall Delmar half-marathon
List of PR’s 16:58-5k; 35:12-10K; 55.14-15k; 1:18:19 – half marathon; 2:58 – marathon
Favorite distance/style: 15k to half-marathon
Favorite race: Utica Boilermaker
Favorite shoe brand/style for training: Adidas
Favorite place to train: anywhere on vacation


Drink of choice: Sammy Smith Winter Warmer
Favorite band: Pixies
Favorite movie: The Empire Strikes Back
Favorite food: pizza
Hobby/past-times: xc and downhill skiing, road biking
Guilty pleasure (embarrassed to say): I have so many
Hidden talents: I can juggle