Leonard Korir

QT: 2:07:56

Residence: Colorado Springs, CO

Hometown: Iten, Kenya

College: Iona College

Age on Race Day: 33

Affiliation: U.S. Army WCAP

Qualifying Race: TCS Amsterdam Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:07:56

Social Handles: Instagram - @lennykorir30

Of Note:

  • Didn't start running until he was 20, then became a 2-time NCAA Champion and 8-time All-American
  • Joined the U.S. Army in 2015, and now competes for its World Class Athletics Program; gained U.S. citizenship in 2016
  • 2016 Olympian, 10,000m
  • In Amsterdam, ran the fastest-ever marathon debut by an American
  • 10-time USATF Champion, including a 2017 10K title from his victory at the AJC Peachtree Road Race
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