Athlete Bios

Nicholas Wolk

Men's Marathon

Qualifying Time: 2:17:20
Qualifying Race: 2023 Bakline's McKirdy Micro Marathon

Nicholas Wolk
Date of Birth


Age on Race Day


Current Residence

Pittsburgh, PA


McMurray PA

High School

Peters Township High School

Current Affiliation

Pittsburgh Track Club


Job Coach

Marathon PB


Social Media
First Trials qualification


Number of attempts to qualify



University of Pittsburgh

Career Highlights
2017 US Under-20 5000m Champion, 14:26.54
My partner is Mary Borkoski. I have a brother, Nathan, and my parents are Jeanne and Joe Wolk.
Greatest Accomplishment
U20 5000m National Champion for USA in 2017
Interesting Story
Started running 5ks at the age of 6 and have not stopped since. I coach a local club youth track program with the Pittsburgh Track Club as well as a high school team, Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh.
Favorite Book

House of the Dead by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Favorite Movie

Mad Max Fury Road

Favorite TV Show/Series


Favorite Song

Renegade by Styx

Favorite Post-race Indulgence

Soda, Dr. Pepper

Favorite Breakfast

French toast

Favorite Motivational Quote
“The strong do as they can and the weak suffer what they must.” - Thucydides
Favorite Running Memory
Competing and winning the Pittsburgh Great Race 5k and 10k an hour apart. It is my favorite local race and I wanted to take part in both distances offered.