Chris Robertson Running Bio
Chris represents the Fleet Feet Nike Racing Team in races ranging from one mile to the marathon. He competes nationally in cross country, road, and track races, as well as globally in the Beer Mile. Chris holds the American Record for the Beer Mile (#2 in the world) with a time of 4:46.67 and won the 2017 Beer Mile World Classic title in London. In 2016, Chris set a marathon personal best time of 2:24:56 at the Chicago Marathon.
Chris was introduced to the sport of running at a young age by his father and began competing in local Iowa races in elementary school. Starting his freshman year of high school, Chris decided to forgo soccer and basketball in favor of focusing on cross country and track. He has focused on mastering the art of running ever since.
Chris attended Iowa State University where he competed for and was the President of the Iowa State Running Club. Prior to his move to Chicago in 2015, Chris also competed for Runablaze Iowa.
Beer Mile American Record
2017 Beer Mile World Classic Title
Follow Chris's training on Strava as he works to improve upon his personal best times.
Beer Mile - 4:46 (American Record)
1 Mile - 4:13 (road)
3000m - 8:33 (indoor)
5km - 14:57 (road)
8km - 24:16
10 mile - 51:38
Half-Marathon - 1:08:19
Marathon - 2:24:56