Residence: Pasadena, CA
Hometown: Wellesley, MA
College: Williams College and Cambridge University
Age on Race Day: 25
Affiliation: Cal Coast Track CLub
Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2019
Marathon Best: 2:15:26
Social handles: Instagram - @honey_bijan
Favorite inspirational quote: "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again. Only this time, more wisely." - Uncle Iroh.
Favorite TV show: Naruto
Favorite post-race indulgence: Sour Patch Kids
- Ph.D. Student in Computing and Mathematical Science, working on projects related to data science and causal inference
- Has website (https://bijanmazaheri.wordpress.com/), where he has published college cross country rankings from an algorithm he developed to compare performances across different courses
- Runner-up in 2015 DIII NCAA Championships 10,000m by .007 second.