Joseph Elsakr

QT: 2:18:57

Residence: Nashville, TN

Hometown: Port Orange, FL

College: Duke University

Age on Race Day: 29

Affiliation: Nashville Running Company

Qualifying Race: CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:18:57

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @josephelsakr

Favorite inspirational quote: "To be successful in sport is not a chance. It's a choice. If you want to be successful you need to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for. Where you want to go, and why you want to go there." - Eliud Kipchoge

Favorite song to run to: The Days by Avicii

Favorite post-race indulgence: Krispy Kreme

Of Note: 

  • Graduate Student at Vanderbilt University, pursuing a MD/PhD
  • Walked on to team at Duke; made all-conference by senior year
  • Considers #1 accomplishment getting his name on homepage of
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