Katie Ruhlman

QT: 2:44:23

Residence: Dayton, OH

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

College: Cedarville University

Age on Race Day: 30

Affiliation: Runners Plus Elite

Qualifying Race: Chevron Houston Marathon 2020

Marathon Best: 2:44:23

Favorite inspirational quote: "I lift my eyes to the hills, where does my help come from? My help come from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth" - Psalm 121:1-2

Favorite song to run to: Highway to Oblivion

Favorite book: Let Your Mind Run - Deena Kastor

Of Note: 

  • Nurse Practitioner at Kettering Health Network Primary Care Sugarcreek; Assistant Coach of Women's Distance Program at Cedarville University
  • Ran college cross-country with her now-husband, Kevin
  • Father was her first running partner; would take her to the track to run a few laps when she was only 6 years old and when she got older he'd wake her up before dawn for early runs
  • 2019 Emerald City Half Marathon Champion; 2017 and 2018 Stone Steps 50K Champion, and course record-holder
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