Dan Harper

QT: 2:17:32

Residence: Naperville, IL

Hometown: Naperville, IL

College: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Age on Race Day: 30

Affiliation: Boston Athletic Association

Qualifying Race: Grandma's Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:17:30

Social handles: Instagram - @dxharper @variance_art

Favorite inspirational quote: "The only true way is to marshal the ferocity of your ambition over the course of many days, weeks, months, and (if you could finally come to accept it) years. The Trial of Miles; Miles of Trials." - John L. Parker Jr.

Favorite movie: The Dark Knight

Favorite song to run to: My Happy Ending - Avril Lavigne

Favorite sports team: Chicago Fire

Of Note: 

  • Medical student Rush Medical College
  • While on morning long run in the days after 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, was briefly held and questioned by police
  • Considers breaking 10-minute barrier at 10,000m in 2017 as one of top achievements
  • 2013 USATF New England Outdoor 10,000m Champion
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