Andrew Clayton
Nickname: Running Strongman
Instagram: @runningstrongman
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 260 lbs
Age: 25
Hometown: Jacksonville

Notable Accomplishments

  • World’s Strongest Man 105kg 2017
  • 2011 Teenage National Strongman Champion
  • Second place in International Amateur Strongman World Championship in 2014.
  • Professional Strongman Corporation Strongman in Heavyweight class since 2014 at 21 years old. Second youngest to do so.
  • Won second professional status in middleweight weight class in 2016 at 23 years old. The second youngest to get both professional divisions status.
  • Competing in strongman since 2009 at age 16.
  • Competed in 32 strongman competitions including five America’s Strongest Man Competitions
  • Second Place in America’s Strongest Man 105kg in 2016.
  • Unofficial World Record Holder in the One Arm Dumbbell Clean and Press at 270 pounds for a middleweight strongman
  • National Teenage and Men’s Record Holder in half dozen plus records.
  • Hybrid athlete having completed numerous Olympic distance triathlons, two full marathons and an ultramarathon (completed 62 of 100 miles).
  • Ran a 5:32 official road mile at 250+ pounds only weeks before winning pro card as 105kg strongman.
  • Other endurance sports include indoor rowing, stair climbs and open water swims.
  • Podium finishes at the USAW Collegiate and Under 25 Weightlifting Nationals in 2017.





Website of some contests and events:


World record Dumbbell Press

University Paper

Compilation of early contests

Radio interview

Winning events