The Road to the Race
Nique describes her current physical conditioning as the healthiest she has been in her life. Already an accomplished runner, Nique has completed three marathons: the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., the Chicago Marathon and the Puerto Rico Marathon.
Nique knows that this long-term conditioning will play a critical role in her performance as she takes on her biggest race so far. While previous marathons saw lack of training and horrible weather get in the way of race day goals, she won’t allow her past experiences to get in the way of positively planning her training journey for New York.
“No runner goes into a marathon thinking it will be cake walk,” she says. “But, once I commit to something, I’m all in. The hardest part for me is the four to six months of training commitment before the race. Once race day comes, there’s nothing I can do but show up the best I can on that day.”