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Eric Gillis is a Canadian long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon. He was born on 8 March, 1980 in Antigonish, Canada. He is currently 43 years old. Gillis attended St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, where he was a member of the X-Men track and field team. He graduated in 2003 with a degree in kinesiology. Gillis has competed in numerous marathons, including the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the 2011 World Championships, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2016 Rio Olympics. He has also competed in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon, the Ottawa Marathon, and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Gillis has won numerous awards and accolades, including the Canadian Marathon Championship in 2011, the Canadian 10K Championship in 2012, and the Canadian Half Marathon Championship in 2013. Gillis is currently married to his wife, Sarah, and they have two children. Gillis has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He earns his money through his career as a professional long-distance runner.

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Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 8 March, 1980
Birthday 8 March
Birthplace Antigonish, Nova Scotia

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Eric Gillis Height, Weight & Measurements

At 43 years old, Eric Gillis height is 5ft 7in and Weight 127 lbs.

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Height 5ft 7in
Weight 127 lbs
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Who Is Eric Gillis's Wife?

His wife is Emily Gillis

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Wife Emily Gillis
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Children Heidi Gillis

Eric Gillis Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Eric Gillis worth at the age of 43 years old? Eric Gillis’s income source is mostly from being a successful Athlete. He is from . We have estimated Eric Gillis's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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In July 2016, he was named to Canada's Olympic team. He finished 10th in the marathon in a time of 2:12:29, the first Canadian man to finish in the top 10 in the Olympic marathon since 1976.


At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Gillis competed in the men's marathon. He finished in 22nd place with a time of 2:16:00.


Gillis ran collegiately for the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men from 1998 until 2004, during which time he individually won the CIS Cross Country Championship and competed at the World University Games twice. Since becoming a professional, Gillis has experienced much national and international success during his athletics career. He represented Canada at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 10,000m, as well as the marathon at the 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics. Gillis qualified for the London Olympics on October 16, 2011, with a 2:11:28 finish at the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. In 2016 he was inducted into the StFX Sports Hall of Fame and in 2017 was named assistant coach of the X-Men Cross Country and Track and Field Teams, with plans to become head coach the following year.


Gillis went to the Beijing Summer Olympics as a member of Team Canada. He competed in the 10000 metres event on August 17, 2008, in the Beijing National Stadium. Though he was aiming to finish among the top 20, he finished 33rd overall with a time of 29:08.10.


Eric Gillis (born March 8, 1980) is a Canadian athlete. He was born and raised in the community of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He resides in Antigonish, Nova Scotia as the head coach of the St. Francis Xavier University cross country and track teams.