Chris Derrick

QT: 2:12:50

Residence: Portland, OR

Hometown: Naperville, IL

College: Stanford University

Age on Race Day: 29

Affiliation: Nike Bowerman Track Club

Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2017

Marathon Best: 2:12:50

Social Handles: Instagram - @CDerrickRun

Favorite inspirational quote:  "Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Favorite book: Ender's Game

Favorite song to run to: Backstreets - Bruce Springsteen

Favorite post-race indulgence: The Gimme Mo' IPA from Crux Brewing

Of Note: 

  • Competed in 2012 and 2016 Trials at 10,000m, placing 4th and 5th, respectively
  • Won team silver medal at 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
  • Competed at 10,000m in 2013 IAAF World Championships 
  • 3-time USATF Cross Country Champion, 2013-2015; 2018 USATF Half Marathon Champion
  • Broke his ankle when he stepped in a pothole during a race in August 2019
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