Austin Bogina

QT: 2:16:20

Residence: Lawrence, KS

Hometown: Arma, KS

College: Pittsburg State University (undergraduate); University of Kansas (graduate)

Age on Race Day: 26

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:16:20

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @austinbogina

Favorite inspirational quote: "Relentless Forward Progress"

Go-to breakfast: Chocolate chip pancakes swimmin' in syrup

Favorite sports team: Bowerman Babes

Favorite vacation spot: Alamosa or Boulder, CO

Of Note: 

  • Doctoral candidate and Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant in Sport Management at University of Kansas
  • Got OTQ in his debut marathon
  • 2019 USATF 50 km Road Championships runner-up; on Team USA at the 2019 50 km Road World Championships in Romania in September
  • Mother was a three-time All American and now is a high school track and field and cross country coach; father took up running after pacing him and sister on a bike during their training runs. Sister is a two-time All American still competing for Adams State
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