Maria Scavuzzo

QT: 2:37:52

Residence: Miamisburg, OH

Hometown: Medina, OH

College: Miami University

Age on Race Day: 23

Affiliation: Advanced Running Project, Dayton, Ohio

Qualifying Race: Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:37:52

Social Handles: Instagram - @marscavuz Twitter - @marscavuz1 

Favorite inspirational quote: "Why Not Me." - In the words of her mom

Favorite book: Let Your Mind Run, by Deena Kastor

Favorite movie: Disney's Tarzan

Of Note: 

  • With a masters degree in Exercise and Health Science, she is now studying to be a registered dietitian
  • Walk-on at Miami University; finished last at 10,000m in conference meet her freshman year and won it as a senior
  • 2019 Columbus Marathon, where she earned her OTQ, was her debut at the distance
  • 2019 Capital City Half Marathon runner-up; 2019 Columbus 10K Champion
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