Nicole didn’t take up running until 2013 — she ran her first half marathon shortly after her 40th birthday and has completed more than two dozen since along with various shorter races. She finally tackled her first (and only) marathon at Carlsbad, Jan ’16.
Born and raised in SoCal, if Nicole isn’t running a race on a Sunday morning she can usually be found running along many of the area’s beach paths. She’s a member of Long Beach’s AREC (A Running Club Experience) and loves taking “runcations” — San Francisco and Rocky Mountain Half are a couple of her favorites. She also enjoys hiking and paddleboarding.