Chris Melgares

QT: 2:16:35

Residence: Kansas City, KS

Hometown: Manhattan, NY

College: University of Kansas

Age on Race Day: 24

Affiliation: Kansas City Smoke

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:16:35

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @CMelrun

Favorite inspirational quote: "Every great story has adversity."

Favorite book: Again to Carthage

Favorite TV show: Seinfeld

Of Note: 

  • First year physical therapy student at University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Training partner Joe Moore helped motivate him to try for OTQ. Moore is also running Trials
  • Comes from a family of runners: Father having ran at Adams State, mother ran at Emporia, brother and sister compete for University of Kansas and Kansas State University, respectively
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