Dan Vassallo

QT: 2:17:30

Residence: Peabody, MA

Hometown: Wilmington, MA

College: Colby College

Age on Race Day: 34

Affiliation: Central Mass Striders

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:17:30

Social Handles: Twitter - @okayTUNA14

Favorite inspirational quote: "No nuts, no glory. My biography, damn right, the true story. Set the city on fire, and didn't even try. Run the streets all day, I can sleep when I die." - Jay W. Jenkins

Favorite song to run to: Standing Ovation by Young Jeezy

Go-to breakfast: Homemade French toast

Of Note:

  • Corporate Controller at GraVoc Associates
  • Finished 42nd in 2016 Trials
  • Won Philadelphia Marathon in 2014 and and finished 10th in Boston Marathon in 2018
  • Father was an All-American soccer player at Westfield (MA) State College
  • Is planning to retire from marathons at the finish line of the Trials, after 20 years and 74,000 miles of competitive running
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