Chelsea Benson

QT: 2:40:24

Residence: Ithaca, NY

Hometown: Mt. Jewett, PA

College: Allegheny College

Age on Race Day: 37

Affiliation: Red Newt Racing/Tracksmith

Qualifying Race: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:42:31

Social Handles: Instagram - @benson.chelsea

Favorite vacation spot: Coastal Maine

Favorite post-race indulgence: Pastries 

Of Note: 

  • Public Program Coordinator, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Mother of 5-year-old twins
  • Ran the Philadelphia Marathon in 2017 with her then-training partner, Julianne Quinn, who ran her OTQ race that day
  • Coached by Jon Clemens and now trains with another OTQ, Bailey Drewes
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