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Patrick Rizzo

QT: 2:17:28

Residence: Colorado Springs, CO

Hometown: Schaumburg, IL

College: North Central College

Age on Race Day: 36

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2017

Marathon Best: 2:13:42

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @RunPRizzo

Favorite inspirational quote: "If ever you're in a position to help someone and don't, you ought not be in that position."

Favorite book: Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi

Favorite post-race indulgence: BBQ bacon cheeseburger

Of Note: 

  • Married with two children, Judah (2) and Bonnie (8 months)
  • Competed in Trials in 2008, 2012 and 2016; best finish was 13th in 2012
  • Has accumulated USA Top-10 finishes at 8k, 20K, half marathon and marathon
  • Represented Team USA at 2011 Pan Am Games in marathon
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