Matt Welch

QT: 2:17:44

Residence: Portland, OR

Hometown: Duluth, MN

College: University of Minnesota, University of Portland

Age on Race Day: 25

Affiliation: McKirdy Trained

Qualifying Race: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:17:44

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @runtheprocess 

Favorite inspirational quote: "You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great."

Favorite song to run to: Dance Monkey by Tones and I

Favorite sports team: Jacuzzi Boys Athletic Club 

Of Note: 

  • Director of Enrollment and Research at Coach Training EDU
  • 5th in 2019 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in 2019, where he earned his OTQ
  • He and his three brothers spent several years as children living on an organic farm in northern Minnesota with no running water or electricity, being home-schooled
  • After graduate school he used his life's savings to buy a mini school bus that he renovated and lived in for 7 months before flipping it for a huge profit 
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