Juliana DePietro

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Hometown: Davis, California

Current city/town: Portland, OR

Favorite event: Marathon

PRs:
Marathon – 3:55:01, 2018 Mesa-Phoenix Marathon
5k – 21:03
Mile – 5:59

Proudest running moments: Finishing the Portland marathon (my first) in 2012, running a sub-6 mile in high school, and crushing my last Hood to Coast leg in 2015.

Favorite quote: “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept” – Angela Davis

Favorite place to run: The Pacific Crest Trail

Best running advice you’ve ever received: When I wanted to quit high school cross country in my freshman year, my coach told me to give it two weeks and see how I felt. In pushing through, I learned that I’ll always be a stronger and more confident runner in two weeks, no matter what pace I run or what injury I’m recovering from.

Favorite post-race meal: A giant burrito, and a lot of chocolate milk.