Christian Thompson

QT: 2:18:02

Residence: Ooltewah, TN

Hometown: Candor, NY

College: University of Colorado

Age on Race Day: 31

Affiliation: Fleet Feet Chattanooga

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2017

Marathon Best: 2:18:02

Social Handles: Instagram - @christiancthompson Twitter - @ChristianT72 

Favorite inspirational quote: "Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength."

Go-to breakfast: Chicken and biscuit from Chick-fil-A 

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Of Note: 

  • Store Manager at Fleet Feet Chattanooga
  • He and wife, Paige, had their first child, Landon, in September of 2019. Wife has run 2:59:47 for the marathon
  • Tore his ACL in 2003 playing soccer; injury made him more motivated than ever to do well in track because he missed it so much. Won on to win three straight Class D state high school cross country titles and two track titles.
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