Name: Jacob Riley
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Marathon
Height: 5-11
DOB: 11/2/1988
Birthplace: Stanford, Calif.
Hometown: Bellingham, Wash.
High School: Sehome High School (Bellingham, Wash.) ‘07
College: Stanford University ’12, Biomechanical Engineering (bachelor’s); University of Colorado Boulder, Mechanical Engineering (master’s)
Team/Club: Boulder Track Club
Coach(es): Lee Troop
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 29th (marathon)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 2nd (marathon)
  • 2019 Chicago Marathon, 9th
  • 2019 USATF 20 km Road Running Championships, 15th
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 15th (marathon)
  • 2015 USATF 10 Mile Road Running Championship, 7th
  • 2014 Chicago Marathon, 11th
  • Eight-time All-American at Stanford University
Personal: Son of Ralph Riley and Kathi Peacock...Married Kendra Welling in 2015...Underwent surgery for Haglund’s syndrome in 2018...Works as a test-prep tutor.