Athlete Bios

Charlie Lawrence

Men's Marathon

Qualifying Time: 2:16:10
Qualifying Race: Bakline's McKirdy Micro Marathon

Charlie Lawrence
Date of Birth


Age on Race Day


Current Residence

Boulder, CO


Foley, MN

High School

Foley High School

Current Affiliation

HVMN (Health Via Modern Nutrition)

Marathon PB


Social Media
First Trials qualification


Previous Trials


Number of attempts to qualify



University of Minnesota

Career Highlights
Set 50-Mile World Record (4:48:21) at Tunnel Hill 50-Mile in November 2023; was pacer for Des Linden when she set the 50K World Record in 2021; runner-up at 2012 Twin Cities Marathon.
Coffee connoisseur and enjoy being a foodie with my girlfriend, Allison.
Greatest Accomplishment
Setting the 50 Mile World Record on November 11, 2023.
Interesting Story
I had a grade-4 sacral stress fracture all of 2022. I came back in 2023 to get my second OTQ and went on to break the 50 Mile world record.
Favorite Book

Choosing to Run

Favorite Movie

Man on Fire

Favorite TV Show/Series


Favorite Song

I Don't Get Tired - Kevin Gates

Favorite Post-race Indulgence

Hazy IPA

Favorite Breakfast

Breakfast burrito

Favorite Motivational Quote
"Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great." - Jay-Z.
Favorite Running Memory
Setting the 50 Mile World Record.