The greatest marathoner of the modern era.
- 2016 Olympic gold medalist in the marathon, hasn't a marathon majors winning streak currently at six.
- Fastest man to ever cover 26.2 miles, running 2:00:25 in Italy.
HUNTER WOODHALLNominee #2
The collegiate ground breaker.
- The first double-amputee to earn a NCAA Division I scholarship in track and field, will compete for Arkansas.
- Placed second in the T44 200m at the 2016 Paralympic games.
GABRIELE GRUNEWALDNominee #3
USA, Middle Distance
The ultimate fighter, and constant inspirer.
- Ran a full 2017 season schedule while battling her fourth bout with cancer.
- While undergoing chemotherapy treatments, qualified and ran the 1500m at the 2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
MONDO DUPLANTISNominee #4
SWEDEN, Pole Vault
The pole vault prodigy.
- The 17-year-old owns seven age group world records in the pole vault, including his lifetime best of 19-4.25 ft/5.90m at the Texas Relays.
- Placed 9th at the 2017 World Championships in the pole vault.
For the past decade, FloTrack and MileSplit has traveled the planet covering our sport and seen up close what a struggle it can be to compete at the highest level. These individuals are some of the best in the business, and they continue to inspire and change the game. To support their success and in hopes they continue to do great work, we're announcing the T-Mobile Game Changer of the Year Award. Later this year, one athlete will win $7,000 to help continue their journey of changing the game.