Kristen Seabury Till will go down as one of, if not the best, female
track athletes ever to run on the Stoneham High School track.
Seabury was a 1987 graduate of Stoneham High School, where she
excelled in the two mile, mile, and 800 meters.
As a junior and senior, she took the Class and All State titles in
the mile, and competed in the Cross Country Nationals. She held the
state record in the mile until last year and still holds the state
record in the 1000 yards.
She was named an All Scholastic for her efforts. From there she
attended the University of Alabama, where she was a standout for the
Crimson Tide. Running mainly in the 1500 meters, Seabury earned
All-American status in both 1991and 1992.
She currently holds the fourth best mile time in Alabama school history
at 4 minutes, 46.87 seconds, and the school’s fifth all time 800 meters
time at 2:06.76. In 1990 she took second in the 800 meters at the
Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships.
She ran in the Division I Nationals in the 1500 in 1991 and 1992.
During and after college, she competed in the Olympic Trials in the 1500
meters. In 1992 and 1996, she reached the semifinals, finishing as high
as 10th place in 1996. She ran professionally on the prestigious
European Track Circuit.
“Everyone loved her,” said former SHS track coach Wayne Fillback.
“She had a wonderful personality and was very modest. She was in a class
by herself, and you could tell very early on that she was going to be
She resides in Maryland with her husband, Tom, and daughter Madeline,
where she works as an administrative assistant for a property management
company, and still competes in local road races.