Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.

Jason Lehmkuhle

Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Hometown: St. Charles, MO
Age on race day: 34

Best Qualifying Performance: 2:12:24, Boston, 2010
PRs: Half-Marathon, 1:02:32 (2008); Marathon, 2:12:24 (Boston 2010)
Olympic Trials Marathon History: 5th, 2008 (2:12:54); 10th, 2004 (2:16:27)

Career Highlights:

1st – 2011 Ohme 30K Road Race
2nd – 2011 USA 20K Championships
9th – 2010 Boston Marathon (2:12:24 PB)
10th – 2009 ING New York City Marathon (2:14:39)
8th – 2008 ING New York City Marathon (2:14:30)
2nd – 2008 USA Half Marathon Championships (Aramco Houston, 1:02:32 PR)
2-time member of Team USA for IAAF World Half Marathon Championships (2005, 2008)
Top 5 in five 2007 USA Road Championships
40th – 2005 IAAF World Championships Marathon, 2:26:46

Additional Highlights:

2011

5th – USA Half Marathon Championships (Aramco Houston, 1:02:49)
16th – NYC Half (1:02:58)
13th – Virgin London Marathon (2:13:40)
3rd – Zappos.com Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon (1:03:37)

2010

1st – Mercedes Half Marathon (1:03:38)
4th – USA 15K Championships

2009

3rd – USA 20K Championships
4th – USA 10 Mile Championships
6th – USA Men’s Marathon Championships (ING New York City, 2:14:39)

Of Note:

Was an All-American at 5000m and 10,000m at Drake University … A freelance web designer and graphic artist, Lehmkuhle designed the website of Team USA Minnesota … First American to win the prestigious Ohme 30K in Japan since Greg Meyer in 1983 … Recently told Running Times: “If you had asked me when I came out of college if I’d be running an Olympic Trials in 12 years, I would have said there’s no chance.” … Married then-Team USA Minnesota teammate Kristen Nicolini in 2007. Kristen is also entered in the Trials.

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