Chris Ratliff


COACH: Chris Ratliff (

Born: 1970 Wichita Kansas
Favorite Race: Wharf to Wharf (PR 32:35 2003)
Best marathon time: 2:36
Best marathon places in big race:  Napa 5th 2008, Big Sur 10th 2008
Current Full Time Job: UC Observatories, building instruments for Astonomers/Physicists

Broken record advice:  Start each run slow (warm up for at least 2 miles), go hard at least twice a week to race well (3 is better), Do at least one mile race pace run each week (like 8-10x400m repeats), keep it fun and reinforce good habits



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