Julia Kohnen

QT: 2:31:29

Residence: St. Louis, MO

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

College: University of Southern Indiana

Age on Race Day: 27

Affiliation: Go! St. Louis Racing Team

Qualifying Race: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:31:29

Social handles: Instagram - @juliakohnen5

Favorite inspirational quote: "The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking." - Mia Hamm

Favorite movie: She's The Man

Go-to breakfast: Toast with almond butter, banana, honey and granola.  

Of Note: 

  • Field Technology Advocate at Panera Bread corporate office
  • Didn't start running until fifth year of college; played soccer the first four years; won high school state titles in both soccer and basketball
  • 4-time All-American in cross country and track in her fifth year, while studying for MBA; finished as runner-up at 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships

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