Marathon runner Tony Migliozzi grew up in Louisville, Ohio. In middle school, Tony played football and ran sprint track events, and in high school he ramped up his distances. As a five time All-Ohioan, Tony led his cross country team to be State Champions his Junior and Senior years.
Continuing to pursue his passion, Tony joined the cross country team in college at Malone University. By his junior year he had fallen in love with marathon training, and in his marathon debut he finished second in the nation in the NAIA Track and Field marathon with a time of 2:28:32.
In December 2015, he placed first in the World 50k Champion, which took place in Doha, Qatar. “Winning with the USA on my chest has meant so much to me. Representing our country is something I will never take for granted and I feel blessed that it turned out so well for me,” said Tony.
After winning a world title at the 50k distance, Tony now has the opportunity to defend his title. In November 2016, Tony will travel back to Doha, Qatar with the goal of winning and doing his best again for Team USA.
Tony loves NuGo bars because they are healthy and quick, and his favorite NuGo bar is the Dark Chocolate Pretzel. “When you need some fast substance in your body after a hard workout, or you are just on the go, NuGo bars are a great choice,” explained Tony.
Outside of running, Tony likes to play basketball, play cards, watch sports, and go out to dinner with his girlfriend. Follow Tony's progress on Twitter and on his blog.