Jesse is a 2:17 marathoner, 65-minute half marathoner, and 2-time US Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier (2012, 2016). He is also a 2-time member of Team USA (World 50K and World 100K) and US National Champion (100K). Jesse is training for the 2021 Indianapolis Monumental Half and plans to race in the USATF Club Cross-Country Championships this December.
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!