Houston Marathon Committee, Inc.

Jeffrey Eggleston

Residence: Flagstaff, AZ
Hometown: Greece, NY
Age on race day: 27

Best Qualifying Performance: 2:13:12, Duluth, 2011
PRs: Half-Marathon, 1:03:59 (2009); Marathon, 2:13:12 (2011)
Olympic Trials Marathon History: Debut

Career Highlights:

1st – 2011 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon (2:16:40)
5th – 2011 Grandma’s Marathon (2:13:12 PB)
39th – 2011 IAAF World Championships Marathon (2:23:33)
2nd – 2010 USA Men’s Marathon Championships (2:14:09) 

Additional Highlights:

2011

5th – Naples Half Marathon (1:04:20)
1st – Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon (2:16:40)
5th – Grandma’s Marathon (2:13:12)
39th – IAAF World Championships Marathon (2:23:33) 

2010

7th – P. F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon (2:14:32)
7th – News and Sentinel Half Marathon, Parkersburg, WV (1:06:07)
2nd – USA Men’s Marathon Championships (2:14:09) 

2009

14th – USA Half Marathon Championships (1:03:59 PR)
3rd – BAA Half Marathon (1:04:16)
18th – USA 20K Championships

Of Note:

Is coached long-distance by Dr. Jack Daniels from North Carolina, where he coaches at Brevard College … Competed at the University of Virginia … Won Pittsburgh Marathon on May 15 and finished fifth, first American, at Grandma’s Marathon on June 18, just 33 days later; in Pittsburgh he was brought in as a pacesetter through 18 miles but went on to win … Competed in Pan Am Games Marathon in late October but dropped out due to illness … Has been a vegan since 2010.

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