Christina Noordstar

1st place 5k female finisher with a time of 19:47.1

Family Status: Married 15 years to Quint her college sweet heart, marathon training buddy and business partner; Quint is from Curacao, N.A.; Two Children - Ages 3 Alessandra and Age 5 Andreas. They are all three the love of my life along with running, friends and travel.

Occupation:

  • Multi-Unit Owner of Tropical Smoothie Café – 7 Locations; First location opened 12 years ago
  • Tampa Bay Tropical Smoothie Café Area Developer – 17 Locations; 6 new locations under development
  • Real Estate Development
  • Serves as a Guest Speaker at Engagements with Universities, various schools, athletic groups and teams
  • “Creating Success with Vision and Hard Work - Find your Passion, Make it Happen and Keep Inspired”

Professional Awards:

  • Tropical Smoothie National Top Store Sales Location Owner 13 years Tropical Smoothie Top Area Brand Development Builder
  • Nominee St Petersburg's Woman of Distinction

Athletic Achievements:

  • Currently competing as a sub-Elite Marathoner qualifying for World Major Marathons with the American Development Team
  • Ranked as a Top Florida Female Runner and professionally coached
  • 2013-2016 Completed 6 Sub 3-hour Marathons: Marine Corp Marathon, Jacksonville Marathon, LA Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon
  • Ran 3 additional marathons in Disney, Amsterdam & Paris 3:00 3:02, 3:03
  • 2014-2015 Selected for Florida’s Finest Team as a top Florida runner to compete at the Disney Marathon
  • Prior to competitive marathons – competed as an elite triathlete and ranked as All-American for 5 years consecutively. Overall achievements include Top Finisher Places in:
    • 2 Long Course National Championships
    • Long Course World Championships
    • 4 Half Ironman World Championships
    • 2 Ironmans

Athletic PR’s:

  • Marathon: 2:54 Chicago Marathon 2014
  • ½ Marathon: 1:20 Holiday Halfathon 2013
  • 10k: 37:36 Best Damn Race 2014
  • 5k: 17:46 Harveys 5k 2014
  • 1 Mile 5:30 University of Tampa 1 Mile Meet 2014

Looking to beat her 2016 time, Christina will join us again for the 2017 race!