Nimai Wong


Hometown = Manoa Valley, HI

Current town = Makiki, HI

Main Activities = Backpacking, trail Running, climbing, snowboarding

Love= Cats


Relaxation = Pulling invasive plants

Favorite Food = Burmese

Favorite Place = Haleakalā

Work = Conservation

Favorite book = Into Thin Air

Favorite Podcasts = Out Alive, Freakonomics, Radiolab

Favorite quote = “Your job is to protect your family; your family is everyone.” -unknown  Also “Make friends with pain, and you will never be alone." -Ken Chlouber

Your inspiration = the present

Best advice (received) = “Go. Just go.”

% of waking life spent in Earth Runners = Not an impressive number at the moment, but 99% of the time I’m on a trail.   

Advice to new Earth Runners = Ease your way into it, the benefits will come.  

What is your favorite athletic accomplishment from last year?  Started trail running and ran my first half-marathon trail run.  In Earth Runners of course.

What are your active goals for this year?  Marathon trail run, and or the Tantalus Triple Trek HURT race

Follow:  @Niiimz_