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January 27, 2020

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Shelby Township,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011



Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:


16:52 Phillies Charities 5k (2016)

35:52 Beach to Beacon 10k (2015)

58:10 Broad Street 10 Mile (2016)

1:16:02 Philadelphia Rock and Roll Half Marathon (2015)

2:46:54 Philadelphia Marathon (2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

List of Possible 2020 Races

March 15: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile Gravel Race

March 28: Dirty 30 Gravel Race

April 4: Lowell Spring Classic 33 Mile

April 18: Barry Roubaix 36-Mile Gravel Race

May 02: Black Fork Gravel Grinder 54 Mile

May 30: Hellkat 50 Gravel Race

June 20: Cow Pie Classic 33-Mile Gravel Race

July 26: The Divide 34-Mile Gravel Race


Sept 13: Uncle John's Dirty Ride 56-Mile Gravel Race

Sept: Michigan Mountain Mayhem 40-Mile Gravel Race

Oct 31: Lowell Classic Gravel Race 32 Mile



I live in Michigan with my wife, Megan. I started running in September 2010.

(Please note that Strava links might contain blog inappropriate langauge)


Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 12.30 Month: 123.40 Year: 123.40
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 603.95
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 443.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 555.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 415.00
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 413.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 2297.75
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 727.45
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 465.90
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 740.87
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 730.60
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 7560.80
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 469.00
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault Shoe) II Lifetime Miles: 230.20
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 165.45
Wahoo Kickr Lifetime Miles: 9.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

North side - 5 miles, averaged 9:13. 9-minute guy must have been throwing down some 7s

After a crappy day yesterday (great running day though), I'm headed to Vegas, where I never thought I would go.

Newton Trainers 3 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bam on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 06:28:54 from

Chin up Jason. Chin up.

From Bret on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 06:43:29 from

Be safe - Viva Las Vegas!

From Jason D on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 07:21:23 from

Thanks, guys. Dead car battery (beyond recharging it seems). Found this out late. Had to change my flight to take the shuttle because no one is around and I wouldn't get there in time. Cost more than the price of the original ticket to rebook. It's been an expensive week. And the butler must have looked up the cost of my Newtons because he wants a raise :)

From SlowJoe on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 07:26:09 from

Just win it back at the craps table!

Have a great trip.

From RileyCook on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 10:17:46 from

Believe it or not if it's early morning, running on the Las Vegas strip is kind of nice. But it has to be early before the foot traffic picks up.

From jtshad on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 10:24:27 from

I agree with Riley that an early morning run on the strip is pretty cool.

Another good run if you have a car is at the Clark County Wetlands Park out off the old Boulder Highway and Tropicana near Sam's Town. Nice system of trails.

From Jason D on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:12:04 from

Hadn't thought of that, Joe!

Thanks for the recommendations. I think I'll get up early Friday (I have a race window I need to try to catch at 4:00AM so I might go then. Although that might be too early to miss the late night crowd). I will have a car, so I may check out some trails. Maybe even put a base coat of tan on this boyish chest. Cheers.

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