John (JJ) Santana

QT: 2:17:26

Residence: Las Vegas, NV

Hometown: Brawley, CA

College: Southwestern College

Age on Race Day: 32

Affiliation: Red Rock Running Company

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:17:26

Social Handles: Instagram - _jj_santana 

Favorite inspirational quote: "I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is." - Alan Watts

Favorite sports team: Barry Sanders 

Favorite movie: The Blues Brothers

Of Note: 

  • Namco, Route Manager, Las Vegas, NV
  • Grew up wrestling and playing soccer, football and basketball, in addition to running
  • A favorite running memory is Reno Tahoe Odyssey Relay 2019, where team was overall champion and set course record 
  • Father is 1 of 14 siblings and all 14 have multiple kids, so has "tons" of cousins who all grew up playing sports together
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