Citizenship: Ethiopia
Residence: Boston, MA
Age: 31





Personal Records:

Marathon: 2:09:57 (Venice, 2011)

2011 Results

10/23/11 Venice Marathon 2:09:57
06/12/11 Abebe Bikila Marathon 2:17:05
01/21/11 Dubai Marathon 2:16:37

While many marathoners are tackling the distance earlier in their careers, Tolossa didn’t challenge the marathon until last year when he was already 31 years old. In three races over 2011, he improved by a huge margin, taking 6:40 off his debut mark and hoping that decline continues in Houston.