Rena Elmer

QT: 2:40:21

Residence: Flower Mound, TX

Hometown: Beaver, UT

College: Brigham Young University and Utah Valley State College

Age on Race Day: 37

Qualifying Race: CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:40:21

Favorite inspirational quote: "No success in life can compensate for failure in the home." - David O, McKay

Favorite song to run to: Hall of Fame by The Script

Of Note: 

  • Stay-at-home mom; she and husband, Will, have 9 children: Ryan, Talon, Taryn, Owen, Oliver, Emma, Kenna, Kristen, and Kimber
  • Worked as a firefighter for the forest service in the summers during college to earn money
  • Third in steeplechase at 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships
  • After barely falling short in 2008 and 2012, and after having four children, she qualified for the 2016 Trials in the steeplechase and placed 10th in the finals
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