David Kilgore

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David Kilgore (born 21 November 1991) is an American ultra-distance runner, athlete.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

David Kilgore was born on 21 November 1991 in Lakenheath, United Kingdom, and raised in Palm Bay, Florida, United States.

David Kilgore graduated from Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in 2011. While studying, Kilgore became a four-time Florida state champion in cross-country and on the track.[2]

While studying at the University of Colorado, Kilgore was a team member for the 2013 PAC 12 Conference cross-country Championship team. Also, he was an alternate for the 2013 NCAA D1 cross-country Championship team.[3]

In 2011, Kilgore was an all-American on the track in the 5000 m. He placed third at the New balance national meet in the Armory in NYC.[4]

In 2015, Kilgore recorded the 5th fastest 50k in the USA.[5]

In 2016, he was 5th at the Xterra trail national Championship.[6] In this year, he also won the BayState Marathon.[7] In 2017, he became USATF Ultra athlete of the year (Florida).[8] Also, he won the Clarence De Mar Marathon.[9]

In 2018, Kilgore won the Bahamas Marathon with a course record.[10]

In 2019, he won the SpaceCoast marathon for the 5th time in a row while also owning the Course Record.[11] Also, Kilgore took first place in Marcum Workplace Challenge.[12]

In November 2020, Kilgore won Central Florida Humanitarian of the year.[13]

He won the Speed Project, a 300-mile footrace from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. He set 50K, the fastest known time around Manhattan Loop.[14]

Also, Kilgore runs for the New York Athletic Club.[15][16]

Links[change | change source]

  1. Bolt, Richard (2019-03-26). "U.S. Trail Team announced for the 2019 Trail World Championships". ATRA. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  2. "DAVID KILGORE: Four High School State Titles, Member of NCAA National Champs, USATF Athlete of the Year - Space Coast Daily". spacecoastdaily.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  3. Conville, Liam. "David Kilgore: From Buffalo to Gator and Everything in Between". flrunners.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  4. Byrne, Jason, David Kilgore (FL) - 3rd in the 5K | New Balance Indoor Nationals, retrieved 2021-11-25
  5. "2015 Savannah Rails to Trails Results (50 KM)". calendar.ultrarunning.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  6. "Athlinks". www.athlinks.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  7. "No one can catch NYC's Kilgore in marathon". Lowell Sun. 2016-10-17. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  8. "David Kilgore". Polar Blog. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  9. "Athlinks". www.athlinks.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  10. "Kilgore wins marathon". www.tribune242.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  11. "100-mile run helps Palm Bay native raise funds to battle COVID-19". Florida Today. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  12. Starzee, Bernadette (2019-08-05). "Leading the pack in the Marcum Workplace Challenge | Long Island Business News". Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  13. "Space Coast Hall of Fame's David Kilgore Dedicates Time, Talent, Treasure to Assist COVID-19 Healthcare Providers - Space Coast Daily". spacecoastdaily.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  14. "New Yorker sets 50K FKT around Manhattan". Canadian Running Magazine. 2021-02-07. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  15. "David Kilgore | On". www.on-running.com. Retrieved 2021-11-25.
  16. "How On Is Taking the Running World by Storm". Outside Online. 2021-10-06. Retrieved 2021-11-25.