Gender

Laura Portis

QT: 2:41:36

Residence: Boulder, CO

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI

College: Michigan State University

Age on Race Day: 32

Qualifying Race: CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2017

Marathon Best: 2:33:00

Social Handles: Instagram - @real_lpeezy

Favorite inspirational quote: "Life, uh, finds a way."

Favorite song to run to: Wyclef Jean by Young Thug

Favorite book: Slaughterhouse Five 

Of Note: 

  • Attorney, University of Colorado - Boulder
  • Competed in 2012 and 2016 Trials; best finish 66th in 2016
  • Has won the Growler Gallop 10-Miler in Detroit every year she's raced it
  • When asked to tell us about her family: "My dad was my high school coach. My mom knits me hats. My sister was an NAIA national 10K champ. My niece and nephew are adorable. My brother is alright, once you get to know him."
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