Athlete Bios

Henry Sterling

Men's Marathon

Qualifying Time: 2:17:21
Qualifying Race: 2022 California International Marathon

Henry Sterling
Date of Birth


Age on Race Day


Current Residence

Scottsdale, AZ


South Freeport, ME

High School

North Yarmouth Academy

Current Affiliation

Rhode Island Track Club/Tracksmith


I am a 2nd-grade teacher

Marathon PB


Social Media
First Trials qualification


Previous Trials


Number of attempts to qualify



Dartmouth College

Career Highlights
2015 USATF Outdoor Championships steeplechase; 2016 and 2017 Ivy League Ekiden Relay; 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon
My wife, Katrina Spratford-Sterling, is participating in the Trials as well!
Greatest Accomplishment
Marrying Katie, my best friend; qualifying for two Olympic Marathon Trials. I was shocked both times!
Favorite Book

Watership Down

Favorite Movie

Angels With Filthy Souls

Favorite TV Show/Series

The Office

Favorite Song

The Chicken by Bo Burnham

Favorite Post-race Indulgence

Donuts and pizza

Favorite Breakfast

Two pieces of toast and two eggs over easy. Butter on both pieces of toast, cut into small squares. Toss eggs and toast into a bowl, mix together with salt and pepper!

Favorite Motivational Quote
"When you look at successful people, you will find that they aren't the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation." - Arsene Wenger
Favorite Running Memory
Breaking 6 minutes in the mile. I was in 4th grade and my brother James ran in front of me the last 200m. Pacing was allowed back then, don't @ me.