Luke Puskedra

QT: 2:17:53

Residence: Eugene, OR

Hometown: Ogden, UT

College: University of Oregon

Age on Race Day: 29

Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2017

Marathon Best: 2:10

Social Handles: Instagram - @luke_puskedra  Twitter - @lukepuskedra

Favorite inspirational quote: "If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great." - Tom Hanks

Favorite post-race indulgence: McDonald's

Go-to breakfast: Denny's steak and eggs

Of Note: 

  • Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams and owner of Puskedra Homes (Interior Design)
  • Finished 4th at 2016 Trials, one spot from making Olympic team; also competed in 2012 Trials at 10,000m
  • He and his wife, Trudie, have two daughters: Penelope (4) and Payton (2)
  • Retired from competitive running in February 2019 but after he started running with a recreational group in Eugene, decided to give Trials another try
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