Gender

Leigh Anne Sharek

QT: 2:42:02

Residence: Brooklyn, NY

Hometown: Exeter, NH

College: Pace University

Age on Race Day: 31

Affiliation: Brooklyn Track Club

Qualifying Race: California International Marathon 2018

Marathon Best: 2:42:02

Social Handles: Instagram - @wicked.la Twitter - @LeighAnneSharek

Favorite inspirational quote: "Be brave. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable."

Favorite post-race indulgence: Carrot cake doughnut from Doughnut Plant

Favorite movie: The Sandlot

Of Note: 

  • Forensic Scientist/DNA Analyst at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner
  • Competed in gymnastics growing up and only started running competitively after college, but has been running with her mother since she was a toddler in the stroller
  • Co-founded the Brooklyn Track Club with her boyfriend, Steve Finley
  • One of favorite memories is running Hood to Coast Relay in 2018
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