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Wilkerson Given

QT: 2:11:44

Residence: Atlanta, GA

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

College: Furman University

Age on Race Day: 28

Affiliation: Atlanta Track Club

Qualifying Race: Bank of America Chicago Marathon 2019

Marathon Best: 2:11:44

Social Handles: Instagram - @wilkerson_given Twitter - @wilkersongiven 

Favorite inspirational quote: "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Favorite post-race indulgence: Dark chocolate

Of Note: 

  • Marketing Executive at Rollga LLC, which produces foam rollers
  • Is starting a company that sells a nutritionally unique, performance-based nut and seed butter, that he researched and formulated
  • Winner of 2018 Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon in 1:02:48
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