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Matthew McDonald

QT: 2:11:10

Residence: Atlanta, GA

Hometown: Clinton, NJ

College: Princeton University

Age on Race Day: 26 

Affiliation: Atlanta Track Club

Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:11:10

Social Handles: Instagram - @oldmcdonald93

Favorite inspirational quote: "Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason" -Jerry Seinfeld

Favorite book: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

Favorite post-race indulgence: Reese's

Favorite sports team: New York Giants 

Of Note: 

  • PhD student in chemical engineering at Georgia Tech
  • 2011 Ivy League Cross Country Rookie of the Year out of Princeton
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