Nick Pedatella

Nick Pedatella

I started trail running after moving to Boulder Colorado in 2007. Before long, I started competing in ultra marathons. I enjoy pointlessly suffering in the mountains for extended periods of time. 

When I’m not running, I spend my days working as a scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. 

Hometown: State College, PA (Currently living in Boulder, CO)

'Real' Job:
Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

Favorite Beer: Mountain Sun Jah Mon Ginger

Guilty Pleasure:
Chocolate croissants

Other Hobbies:
Reading and watching movies

Best thing about VFuel:
Extremely easy to digest

Best recovery meal:
Congee or yogurt with cereal

Favorite trail running memory:
The whole experience of UTMB.

Running Accomplishments

Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the 140-mile Kokopelli Trail (with Scott Jaime)
2015 Run Rabbit Run 100, 15th place
2015 Fat Dog 12, 8th place
2015 Never Summer 100K, 3rd place
2015 Bighorn 100, 43rd place
2015 Ultimate Direction Dirty 30, 16th place
2015 Jemez Mountain 50, 6th place
2015 Moab Red Hot 50+, 18th place
2014 Tor des Geants, 70th place
2014 Kat’cina Mosa 100K, 10th place
2013 Western States 100, 22nd place
2013 Ultimate Direction Dirty 30, 15th place
2013 Jemez Mountain 50, 7th place
2013 Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race 50K, 4th place
2013 Antelope Island Buffalo Run 100, 2nd place
2013 Moab Red Hot 50+, 13th place
2012 Oil Creek 100, 2nd place
2012 The Bear 100, 2nd place
2012 Breck Crest 23, 1st place
2012 Speedgoat 50K, 24th place
2012 Hardrock 100, 4th place
2012 Massanutten 100, 2nd place
2012 Cedro Peak 45, 2nd place
2012 Run Through Time Marathon, 3rd place
2011 Desert Solstice 24 Hour, 2nd place
2011 Ultra Tour du Mont-Blanc, 14th
2011 Oil Creek 100, 1st place
2011 The Bear 100, 1st place
2011 Speedgoat 50K, 2nd place
2011 Bighorn 100, 2nd place
2011 Ultimate Direction Dirty 30, 3rd place
2011 Jemez Mountain 50, 4th place
2011 Ghost Town 39, 3rd place
2010 Wasatch Front 100, 6th place
2010 Speedgoat 50K, 4th place
2010 Hardrock 100, 3rd place
2010 Ultimate Direction Dirty 30, 3rd place
2010 Run Through Tim Marathon, 6th place
2009 The Bear 100, 2nd place
2009 Leadville Trail 100, 6th place
2009 Antelope Island Buffalo Run 50K, 1st place
2009 Run Through Time Marathon, 4th place
2008 24 Hours of Boulder 100, 1st place
2008 Run Rabbit Run 50, 4th place
2008 Bulldog 50K, 2nd place
2008 Run Through Time Marathon, 17th place