Nicholas Spector

QT: 2:18:45

Residence: Costa Mesa, CA

Hometown: Sonoma, CA

College: Soka University

Age on Race Day: 28

Affiliation: Cal Coast Track Club

Qualifying Race: Chevron Houston Marathon 2020

Marathon Best: 2:18:45

Social Handles: Instagram - @nickspec Twitter - @nickspec5 

Favorite inspirational quote: "You don’t just mistakenly become great at something. You probably at one time believed that you can be great at that, and you reached that greatness. But you don’t mistakenly become great. And then you start to believe, ‘Oh, man. I’m great at that.'" - Draymond Green

Favorite post-race indulgence: Sierra Nevada Celebration IPA 

Go-to breakfast: Pumpkin pie 

Of Note: 

  • Personal Trainer, Merage JCC of Orange County
  • Ran 4 marathons in the past 8 months (Ottawa, Chicago, CIM and Houston) in search of OTQ; got it by 15 seconds on the last possible day
  • 5th, 2014 NAIA Outdoor National Championships at 5000m; 7-time NAIA National Championship qualifier
  • A favorite memory is running on the beach in the Galapagos Islands
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