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
- 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.