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Headshot for Laurie Knowles

Birthdate: October 13, 1977

Birthplace: West Virginia

Current Residence: Charlotte, NC

College: University of Arkansas (Undergrad) Georgia Tech (MBA)

Recent PRs:
Marathon - 2:36:29

Half Marathon - 1:13:45

15K - 53:00  

5k - 16:45

Twitter: @Lmsturgell

Laurie qualified for the 2008 Olympic Team Trials-Women's Marathon at The LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon in 2006 where she finished 37th in 2:46:31. She qualified for the 2012 Olympic Team Trials – Women’s Marathon at Grandma’s Marathon in 2011 where she finished 13thin 2:38:09.   On her 36th birthday, she qualified for her third Olympic Trials with a PR of 2:36:29 to place 11th and third American at the Chicago Marathon. In 2016, she was the third American at the Boston Marathon, where she placed 17th overall.