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Zack Beavin

QT: 2:18:26

Residence: Lexington, KY

Hometown: Louisville, KY

College: University of Kentucky

Age on Race Day: 25

Affiliation: Brooks

Qualifying Race: CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:18:26

Social Handles: Instagram - @zbeavin Twitter - @beavinz 

Favorite inspirational quote: "If you can fill the unforgiving minute/With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run/Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!" - Rudyard Kipling

Favorite movie: Inception

Favorite vacation spot: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Of Note: 

  • Buyer and Race Director at John's Run/Walk Shop
  • Both parents come from big families; has 100+ first cousins
  • Graduated with a dual degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in the spring of 2017; quit on his fourth day working an an engineer and returned to running store where he worked in college 
  • Won both the 2016 Rough Trail 50K and 2019 Yamacraw 50K trail races and ran the second-fastest Strolling Jim 40 Miler time in history
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