Nicklaus Combs - Fitsok Ambassador
What is your running history?
Mountain runner transplanted to Colorado via the east coast. Probably drinking a coffee and/or a beer somewhere in Boulder.
What running groups/communities are you involved with?
Virginia Happy Trails Running Club
What is your favorite running experience?
Crewing and experiencing Hardrock 100 this past summer. The community that surrounds this race truly makes it a magical weekend in one of the most breathtaking places on earth. This should absolutely be a bucket list experience for everyone.
What events are you running/racing in 2016? What are your goals?
Georgia Death race (68 miles), Fat Dog 120 miles. Made it on the Barkley Marathons wait list this year so there's a slight chance of being summoned to the yellow gate.
What do you talk about when you talk about running?
The experience of learning to move through outdoor spaces. The connection to the trails and how to document these experiences for others to share in.
What is your favorite Fitsok sock and why?
The ISW because it's such a versatile all season tank of a sock. It can withstand any condition.
What are your major running accomplishments (races completed, PRs, awards won)?
Wild Oak Trail 100 miler, Barkley Fall Classic 50k, Massanutten 100 miler, Grindstone 100 miler.
If you were a professional baseball player, what would your walk up song be?
Shadowboxin' by GZA.
Do you prefer burritos or burgers?
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
I'll shoot for the stars here and pick Will Oldham
What’s the number one race on your bucket list?
Split evenly between Hardrock 100 and Barkley Marathons.
What is your favorite distance to race?
100 miles. Find more Nicklaus on Twitter and Instagram at @nicklauscombs.