Tony Migliozzi

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Tony Migliozzi (born 1989) from North Canton, Ohio [1] is an American marathoner and ultra-marathoner.

North Canton, Ohio City in Ohio, United States

North Canton is a city in Stark County in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 17,488 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the Canton–Massillon metropolitan statistical area.

Marathon long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres

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High school career

He won two OHSAA cross country state titles at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. [2]

St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ohio)

St. Thomas Aquinas High School (STA) is a private, Catholic co-educational high school located in Louisville, Ohio, United States, run by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. It was founded in 1964 to serve the Catholic families of eastern Stark County and parts of Portage County. When it opened, Aquinas enrolled both male and female students, but was a single-sex educational institution, as boys and girls attended classes within separate wings of the school. STA began practicing its current co-educational format in 1970.

College career

At Malone University he was an NAIA runner-up in the marathon. [3]

Malone University private college in Canton, Ohio

Malone University is a private Evangelical Protestant liberal arts college in Canton, Ohio. It was founded in 1892 by Walter and Emma Malone as a small, co-educational Bible institute called Cleveland Bible College. The institution has always maintained a close relationship with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakerism).

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is a college athletics association for small colleges and universities in North America. For the 2018–2019 season, it has 251 member institutions, of which two are in British Columbia, one in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the rest in the conterminous United States. The NAIA, whose headquarters is in Kansas City, Missouri, sponsors 26 national championships. The CBS Sports Network, formerly called CSTV, serves as the national media outlet for the NAIA. In 2014, ESPNU began carrying the NAIA Football National Championship.

Professional career

Migliozzi won the 2015 IAU 50 km World Championships. [4] [5] [6]

The IAU 50 km World Championships is an annual, global ultrarunning competition over 50 kilometres organized by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU).

He holds the second fastest time ever in the indoor marathon. [7]

Migliozzi qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon. [8]

In 2016, he was named USATF Ultra Runner of the Year. [9]

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