Mike Deren

QT: 2:18:31

Residence: Louisville, KY

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

College: East Tennessee State University

Age on Race Day: 32

Qualifying Race: CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:18:31

Social Handles: Instagram - @marathonermike

Favorite inspirational quote: "Practice, practice, practice"

Favorite movie: Superbad

Favorite vacation spot: Cancun, Mexico

Of Note: 

  • Actuary at Humana Health Insurance and is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries
  • Has an 18-month-old son, Brooks
  • Stopped running in 2011, thinking he was done with competitive running. Began running at lunch with coworkers in 2015, then bumped into a guy training for Trials
  • Favorite running memory: "Every time you finish that one workout you thought you could never do"
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