Residence: Boulder, CO
Hometown: Bismarck, ND
College: University of Mary
Age on Race Day: 23
Affiliation: Roots Running Project
Qualifying Race: Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 2019
Half Marathon Best: 1:12:41
Social Handles: Instagram - @leximari_ Twitter - @LexiZeis
Favorite inspirational quote: "Work hard in silence, let success be your noise."
Favorite song: Black Skinhead by Kanye West
Favorite post-race indulgence: Candy and a smoothie
- Customer Service Team Member (Manager on Duty) at Boulder Parks and Recreation Centers
- Grew up as a figure skater; began focusing on running as a high school senior.
- 13-time All-American and 3-time D II national champion
- Two weeks before graduation decided not to go to graduate school after all, and headed off to Boulder to train. Considers it a major accomplishment to have followed her heart