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Charles Lawrence

QT: 2:16:13

Residence: Rochester Hills, MI

Hometown: Foley, MN

College: University of Minnesota

Age on Race Day: 24

Affiliation: Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:16:13

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @lawrence_char

Favorite inspirational quote: "There is always more there if you are willing to believe it."

Favorite movie: The Dark Knight 

Go-to breakfast: Huevos rancheros with a Bloody Mary after a run

Of Note: 

  • Has a masters degree in sports management
  • Says Gophers coach Steve Plasencia, a two-time Olympian at 10,000m, remains a mentor and one of his best friends
  • Grandfather was starting quarterback for Minnesota Gophers in the 1940s and father, Tom, had brief stint with the Minnesota Vikings
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