Meet the 2017 Competitors: Nate Brannen

Nate Brannen | Men’s Elite Mile

Social Media: Twitter | Website

College: Michigan
Sponsor: Nike
1500m PR: 3:34.22
Mile PR: 3:52.63

5 Things About Me: Nate Brannen

  1. Have 2 amazing/ crazy kids. Gianna- 5 and Grayson- 3
  2. Attended the University of Michigan and now live in Ohio…enemy territory. GO BLUE!
  3. Was the 7th North American High Schooler to run a sub 4-minute mile at 3:59.85.
  4. Grew up playing hockey and thought I’d play in the NHL one day.
  5. Have competed in 3 Olympic Games- 2008, 2012, 2016

5 Fast Questions

  1. What actor would play the movie version of you? Ryan Reynolds (only because he’s Canadian)
  2. What did you want to be when you grew up? Hockey player
  3. Favorite post-run drink or snack? Endurox Fruit Punch
  4. What was your AIM screenname? CanadianXC
  5. If you had a “walk up” song as you approached the starting line, what would it be? “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC

Learn more about Nate at: VIS Experience | Run with the Pros Sir Walter “Extra” Miler

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