Brett Lustgarten

QT: 2:17:19

Residence: Chicago, IL

Hometown: Carol Stream, IL

College: University of Illinois

Age on Race Day: 31

Affiliation: Illinois Elite

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:17:19

Go-to breakfast: Cinnamon roll pancakes 

Favorite book: Winners and Losers by Stephen Hoffius 

Of Note: 

  • Quantitative Analyst at Cboe Global Markets
  • Earned OTQ while working a full time job and being a full time graduate student, seeking a dual master's degree in finance and business analytics
  • Ran for two years in college as part of the club team
  • Won 2018 Quad Cities Half Marathon
  • Slipped and fell going around a turn around mile 22 in 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but still got his OTQ, by one second. He later bettered that time at CIM
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