Joseph Whelan

QT: 2:13:39

Residence: Spring Branch, TX

Hometown: Hamburg, NY

College: Syracuse University

Age on Race Day: 29

Affiliation: Nike Stotan Racing

Qualifying Race: Grandma's Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:13:39

Social Handles: Instagram/Twitter - @jpwhelan23

Favorite inspirational quote: "Burn the ships."

Favorite movie: Unbroken

Favorite post-race indulgence: Lake Shore Fog beer

Of Note: 

  • Ranch Construction Manager
  • Has 2 screws in his knee from an ice skating accident in college
  • Father ran for U.S. Navy marathon team
  • Competed in 4 NCAA Cross Country Championships
  • Competed in 8 marathons in 2019; won 5 of them (Austin, Waco, Buffalo, Rochester, Albany)
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