Will grew up in Cincinnati and now lives and trains in Michigan. He is a member of Cincinnatus Elite and ran for the club team at Iowa State. Will improved his marathon time from 2:48:28 at Boston in 2018 to 2:31:56 at CIM in 2019. He recently ran a PR of 1:10:21 in the London OH half marathon. Will is racing the Chicago Marathon this fall and plans to continue chasing the Olympic Trials standard.
Nickie is a professional triathlete and former NCAA DI soccer player. Nickie began training for her first Ironman while working full-time as a nurse. Along the way she developed a team to support her journey as an athlete, and now works as a manager and buyer at Up and Running. Nickie has a special story about overcoming adversity, and is one of the toughest competitors in our community!
Charles ran 30:30 at the Minster 10K last October,2:32:02 at the Old Glory Invitational Marathon in November,and recently ran 1:06:54 for the half marathon in Greenville, South Carolina. He is completing his Masters Degree and coaching Cross-Country and Track at Wittenberg University where he was a four year athlete himself. He will be racing in the Toledo Glass City Half Marathon on April 25.