Nicole Lane, New Marathon PR 2:39:10

Nicole Lane ran a new marathon PR, set today 12/5/21, at the California International Marathon. Nicole ran 2:39:10 to eclipse her prior best, 2:41:39, set in January 2021. Her time put her in the top 20 female finishers, slotting in at 19th.
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The time moves Nicole past Kim Conley, into 3rd on the Redwood Empire all-time marathon time list.

Her coach Steve Palladino said “This race is a step forward towards achieving the new 2024 US Olympic Trials qualifying standard (2:37 or better for females).
I should add that this PR is her third in one month, following her 34:48 10K PR on November 14, then her 16:28 5K PR on November 25.”

Nicole with mom, Dorothy and dad, Tony after the race, in front of the State Capitol Building.

2:20:32, 2:22:01 Sara “Bei” Hall, (Montgomery ‘01) at the The Marathon Project 12/20/2020, London Marathon 10/4/2020
2:30:41 Alia Gray (Maria Carrillo ’07) The Marathon Project 12/20/2020
2:39:10 Nicole Lane, SRA (El Molino ’12) California International Marathon 12/5/21 in Sacramento
2:41:38 Kim Conley (Montgomery ’04) NYC Marathon 11/6/16
2:44:07 Julia Stamps, NY Athletic Club (Santa Rosa HS ‘96) Olympic trials, Houston 1/14/12