Departmental financial officer top at Boston Marathon

Adrian McDonald, Statistics financial officer, placed 53rd at the 2018 Boston Marathon; 26,948 participants showed up at the start line, 25,746 finished. The event took place April 16. Despite the cold and strong headwinds, Adrian covered the distance of 26.2 miles within 2 h 35 min 30 s.

Adrian joined the department of statistics about a year ago. He has been working to make departmental accounting more effective and transparent. Native of Boston, Adrian graduated from Gettysburg College with an Economics degree. Before joining our department, he worked at a Boston area accounting firm. Adrian runs every morning, except one day per month, along the Poudre River trail.