Nell is a world class marathoner who grew up in the heart of the endurance community in Boulder, Colorado, with her dad, Bolder Boulder winner and former Nike runner. She graduated from the University of Northern Arizona where she was a 3-time Big Sky Steeplechase Champion, 5k Big Sky Champion, and All-Conference/All-Regional in cross country. After college Nell competed as a professional triathlete and more recently professional runner. Nell earned 6th overall in the 2021 Boston Marathon with a personal best of 2:27:12, a nearly one-minute improvement from her win at the Grandma’s Marathon in 2019, and was the first American woman to finish. She is also passionate about coaching and pushing athletes to reach their potential.
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MOST BUZZWORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENT:
IAAF Olympic Trials “A” Standard, 2:28:06
FAVORITE HONEY STINGER PRODUCT:
FAVORITE QUOTE AND/OR WORDS OF WISDOM:
“I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.”