Adam Dalton

QT: 2:18:55

Residence: Tucson, AZ

Hometown: Mason City, IA

College: Grinnell College

Age on Race Day: 26

Affiliation: Lucas Tyler Track Club

Qualifying Race: Grandma's Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:18:55

Social Handles: Instagram - @Runindamc

Favorite inspirational quote: "I play real sports. I'm not trying to be the best at exercising." - Kenny Powers

Favorite vacation spot: New Zealand 

Favorite book: 2666 by Roberto Bolaño  

Of Note: 

  • Dark Sky Places Program Manager, International Dark-Sky Association
  • Finished 1-2-3 with Grinnell teammates in the indoor 5000m and outdoor 5000m and 10,000m at 2014 Midwest Conference Track Championships
  • Ran back-to-back half marathon PRs in his OTQ race
  • Considers #1 accomplishment "going from a deeply unconfident, depressed and closeted kid from a small town in Iowa to an adult who is comfortable, confident, self-assured. 
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