First marathon for Miles Trius, now 13 and crowdfunding to mentor younger runners

Another achievement for a young West Seattle runner whose family has sent updates over the years (2014, 2015, 2016) – and his next project is something you can help with:

Miles Trius, age 13, completed his first marathon, the Santa Rosa Marathon in Santa Rosa, CA, today.

Miles has been running in half marathons since he was 8 and wanted to try a full 26.2 marathon before high school. Miles will be an 8th grader this year at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in West Seattle. He has been inspired by his dad Ernesto, a retired Navy Chief. They trained for this marathon together.

He finished with a time of 4:21. He also placed 3rd for his age group (1-19). Thank you to The Santa Rosa Marathon for suppprting his running. Also, a thank you to his coach and mentor Daren Monroe of Our Lady of Guadalupe School for helping him the last 9 years become a great runner.

Miles is also currently raising money for his cross country/track team. He would like to buy new uniforms and scholarship money for future runners. Miles will be mentoring the younger runners this year during the Fall.

You can read about – and contribute to – Miles’s crowdfunding campaign by going here.

7 Replies to "First marathon for Miles Trius, now 13 and crowdfunding to mentor younger runners"

  • starting early August 26, 2018 (7:46 pm)

    excellent job! that’s a great accomplishment!

  • I like running too August 26, 2018 (7:55 pm)

    That is no small feat. Congrats to Miles on his miles. Fast too!

  • Jodie August 26, 2018 (9:10 pm)

    Congratulations Miles! Those OLG students are lucky to have such an amazing mentor!! 

  • Chris dyer August 26, 2018 (9:21 pm)

    Nice job Miles, proud of you. Thanks to the Trius family and Coach D for the great support.

  • BelvidereMom August 26, 2018 (10:33 pm)

    Congratulations! Good luck with your service project.

  • Mj August 26, 2018 (10:36 pm)

    Are we seeing the next Prefontaine?  Good job.

  • Bonnie August 26, 2018 (10:53 pm)

    Congratulations!  So wonderful!

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