Athlete Bios

Molly Grabill

Women's Marathon

Qualifying Time: 2:29:45
Qualifying Race: TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Molly Grabill
Date of Birth


Age on Race Day


Current Residence

Superior, CO


San Diego, CA

High School

Rancho Bernardo High School

Current Affiliation

RISE (not sponsored)


Scrum Master Project Manager

Marathon PB


Social Media
First Trials qualification


Previous Trials


Number of attempts to qualify



University of Oregon

Career Highlights
Six time NCAA All-American; 2015 NCAA 10k, 4th place; Multiple top-10 finishes at USATF Championship Races; 2023 World Athletics Road Running Championships (half marathon) in Riga, Latvia, 13th place.
My boyfriend/partner is Morgan Pearson who earned a silver medal in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics in Triathlon Mixed Relay. He has already qualified for Paris 2024 Summer Olympics in Triathlon and is "the best" US male triathlete. Also ran a 1:01:47 in the 2021 U.S. Half Marathon Championships.
Greatest Accomplishment
Being a dog mom to puppy Blue
Interesting Story
I was in a freak car accident during college years and had to step away from running and school. Running gave me something to work towards and I was more motivated than ever to be the best athlete I could be.
Favorite Book

Anything by Jane Austen

Favorite Movie


Favorite Song

Little Girl Gone

Favorite Post-race Indulgence

Burger and fries; and ranch and beer

Favorite Breakfast

Bagel with butter and salt