Athlete Bios

Jason Salyer

Men's Marathon

Qualifying Time: 2:17:19
Qualifying Race: 2022 California International Marathon

Jason Salyer
Date of Birth


Age on Race Day


Current Residence

Tipp City, OH


Tipp City, OH

High School

Tippecanoe High School

Current Affiliation

Dayton Track Club


Business Analyst

Marathon PB


Social Media
First Trials qualification


Number of attempts to qualify



Bowling Green State University

Career Highlights
2-time Air Force Marathon Champion (2022,2023); Toledo Glass City Marathon course record-holder (2023); 2023 Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon Champion; 2nd, 2022 Columbus Marathon
My wife is Megan and we have three pets: Syd, Ozzy and Penelope. My parents are Jim and Amy, and steparents are Brad and Nina. I have six siblings: Michael, Bradley, Katie, Anna, Alex and Jesse; plus an aunt and uncle, Trish and Steve.
Greatest Accomplishment
The combination of running at a high level, having a successful career and having a hot wife.
Interesting Story
Not running from July 2020 through June 2021, gaining 35 pounds, and then qualifying for the Trials in December of 2022.
Favorite Book

Harry Potter Series

Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show/Series


Favorite Song

Lose Yourself

Favorite Post-race Indulgence

Ice Cream

Favorite Breakfast

Not much of a breakfast person

Favorite Motivational Quote
"Don’t settle. You got this. Relax. Next level. Form, focus, foot strike. Let’s go."
Favorite Running Memory
When I beat Conner Mantz, Clayton Young, Galen Rupp, Scott Fauble, and CJ Albertson at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.