Nikki Kimball

The sport of ultrarunning is largely a series of humbling moments. As much as Nikki Kimball is amazed by what her body can do and the extremes it can handle, the sport constantly reminds her that she inhabits a body which requires constant upkeep I may have to slow my pace in response to relatively minor changes in temperatures or trail topography. Nikki says, “I cannot race ultra distances without aid stations providing thousands of calories and liters of water. I cannot race fast without race volunteers and my own crew. Basically I cannot do any of the things I’ve done without constant governance of my innately human physical weaknesses and the selfless help of volunteers and crew.”