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Headshot for Sharifa Knowles

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY and Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Atlanta Track Club Member: Six Years

Favorite Atlanta Track Club Event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Favorite Place to Run in Atlanta: Piedmont Park and the Beltline

My running career started when...

In 2011 I began racing and running consistently to cope with three losses. Running provided a positive outlet to stay healthy mentally, spiritually, and physically!

‚ÄčMy most memorable running experience was...

Crossing the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon in 2016. It was an amazing experience!

My craziest running story/moment was...

Can’t think of one!

The one thing I want everyone to know about Atlanta Track Club...

 This organization really caters to the entire family. The events are well organized, well attended; there are great perks that come with membership!

I run to/for/because...

Tostay active and network with the running community. Running has allowed me to meet many people and has brought about some great friendships!