Jake Riley

QT: 2:10:36

Residence: Boulder, CO

Hometown: Bellingham, WA

College: Stanford University

Age on Race Day: 31

Affiliation: Boulder Track Club

Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:10:36

Social handles: Instagram & Twitter - @jakebillriley

Favorite inspirational quote: "Keep showing up." - Des Linden

Favorite movie: Baby Driver

Favorite vacation spot: San Juan Islands, WA

Of Note: 

  • Masters Student at University of Colorado and Tutor at Mindfish Test Prep
  • Finished 15th in 2016 Trials
  • Took three years off racing while battling Achilles issues; finally had surgery for Haglund's syndrome
  • Top American in 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon after not running a marathon since the 2016 Trials
  • "Supposedly on my mother's side I'm descended from Scottish pirates, so that's fun"
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