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Will Norris

QT: 2:18:11

Residence: Spirit Lake, IA

Hometown: Spirit Lake, IA

College: Northwestern College

Age on Race Day: 24

Qualifying Race: Grandma's Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:18:11

Social Handles: Instagram - @wildnorris

Favorite inspirational quote: "All I want to do is drink beer and train like an animal." - Rod Dixon

Favorite book: Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Go-to breakfast: Eggs, pancakes with raspberries, OJ, and lots of coffee 

Of Note: 

  • Is traveling around the country working odd jobs while training, running a lot of miles and reading a lot of LetsRun threads
  • Has worked as a factory worker at a custom wooden jigsaw puzzle company called Liberty Puzzles
  • Proudest moment running came as sophomore in high school, anchoring 4x800m to a state title in cheering Drake Stadium
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