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Meet the 2017 Competitors: Avery Martin

Avery Martin | Men’s Elite Mile

Social Media: Instagram

College: VMI
1500m PR: 3:45.40
Mile PR: 4:05.54

5 Things About Me: Avery Martin

  1. I have a strange addiction to the following: -Tiny books -Slim pants: Not too tight, not too loose; the ones that hit the ankle just right with one cuff -10 oz coffee mugs without handles -Amish people.
  2. I met my wife Caroline on Tinder, but it’s not like that. :)
  3. Most stolen bases on my 11 & under travel baseball team.
  4. I was punched by my VMI class ring at a diner, in Lynchburg, at Midnight.
  5. My wife and I will “crash” Liberty University during the school year. We’ll bring our backpacks and laptops into the library and pretend we have important assignments coming up.

5 Fast Questions

  1. What actor would play the movie version of you? Jake Gyllenhaal
  2. What did you want to be when you grew up? Saltwater Fishing Guide in Edisto, NC
  3. Favorite post-run drink or snack? Black Coffee
  4. What was your AIM screenname? Aves4
  5. If you had a “walk up” song as you approached the starting line, what would it be? “Black Grease” by The Black Angels … It’s the ultimate push up song.

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


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