Carrie chats with Nell Rojas in front of a live audience prior to the 2023 Boston Marathon! They talk about preparing for the race, her strategy, how she adjusts her plans in the middle of a race, her Broadway aspirations, training over in Kenya, training her mind, and so much more!
Recorded April 14, 2023
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Nell Rojas is a professional marathon runner and the founder of RISE Boulder. She grew up in Boulder, CO with two older brothers and her dog Starblaze. She walked on to the Northern Arizona Cross Country and Track and Field team. After college she became a professional triathlete until she decided to move out of her mom’s basement and focus on her coaching career. She discovered marathons when she finished 7th at the 2018 marathon national championships in a time of 2:31. She recently finished 6th at the 2021 Boston Marathon and 10th at the 2022 Boston Marathon. She is the 2021 10 mile national champion.
Nell started coaching with her dad Ric Rojas when she graduated from high school and has been coaching ever since. She is well known for her strength training for runners.