Evan Gaynor

QT: 2:17:29

Residence: Perrysburg, OH

Hometown: Delta, OH

College: Malone University

Age on Race Day: 31

Affiliation: Dave's Racing Team

Qualifying Race: Grandma's Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:17:29

Favorite inspirational quote: "It ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward." - Rocky Balboa

Favorite movie: Rocky

Favorite sports team: Cleveland Browns

Go-to breakfast: Bacon and eggs

Of Note: 

  • Works for the USDA Farm Service Agency
  • Went out for cross country as a freshman in high school because he thought it would look good on a resume; couldn't run 3 miles the first day without walking but got hooked and became a 5-time NAIA All-American
  • Finished 56th in 2016 Trials after being seeded #149
  • 2016 Rocket City Marathon winner
  • Recently became engaged; his fiance has future OTQ aspirations
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