🇺🇸 Distance & Marathon Runner
Nell Rojas is a professional marathon runner for Nike and founder of RISE Boulder. She grew up in Boulder, CO with two older brothers and her dog Starblaze. She walked onto the Northern Arizona Cross Country and Track and Field team and got her B.S. in Exercise Science. After college, she became a professional triathlete and began coaching with her dad Ric Rojas. She discovered marathons when she finished 7th at the 2018 marathon national championships in a time of 2:31. She recently placed 5th at the 2021 Boston Marathon, 10th at the 2022 Boston Marathon, and 10th at the 2022 NYC Marathon. She is the 2021 10 mile national champion. She is well known for her strength training for runners.