Name: Dathan Ritzenhein
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Distance/Marathon
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 117
Current Residence:
Portland, Oregon
College: University of Colorado

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 13th in the 10,000m
Career Highlights:
  • 2008 Olympic Trials Men’s Marathon runner-up
  • Three-time USA 12km Cross Country Champion
  • 2003 NCAA Cross Country Champion
  • Four-time NCAA All-American

Fun Facts: Dathan married Kalin Toedebusch on June 30, 2006 ... During the outdoor campaign, he finished sixth at the Stanford Invitational in an Olympic Trials “A” Standard, American Collegiate Record and 31-year CU School Record 27:38:50 in his first-ever 10k on the track ... Ritzenhein owned the American 10 km collegiate record (27:38.50), four Big 12 Conference titles (2003 cross country, 2004 indoor 3,000-m, 5,000-m and outdoor 5 km), four All-American titles (2001, 03 cross country, 2004 indoor and outdoor 5 km), the 10,000-m school record (27:38.50) and the nation’s only undefeated cross country season in 2003 to capture his first and only NCAA crown

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