Nelly joins the FRC team alongside her work as a school nutrition advocate. Nelly ran cross country and track and field collegiality for Linfield College, a small DIII liberal arts college in Oregon. Since graduating, she has maintained her relationship with the running community through working in specialty run retail, running in all-comers track meets and adult cross country meets, and jumping in any local 5k. She can most often be found running around Roosevelt Island, practicing yoga, or bouldering at a local climbing gym.
Fun fact: Nelly is fluent in German after spending three years in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. Es isch wahr!
Quote: “Slowing down is not really my jam” – Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation