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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

Wingood Road - 5 miles with Megan, no watch. Kept the pace very easy. Did some road strides and some barefoot strides on my parents' lawn (it's like running on a fairway)

Drove to Maine yesterday. Rented a Prius. Great gas mileage but 0 power. I wouldn't buy one. Staying at my uncle's cottage tonight. Pre-race Thai dinner as usual. Might need to give myself a hair cut. It's getting helmet-y.

To the pool!

Kinvara 5 Miles: 5.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bret on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 16:54:33 from

Good luck to you Jason!

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 17:12:58 from

So apparently you put power ahead of saving the planet?

When you rent a Prius does it come with an Obama bumper sticker?

From Jason D on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 18:18:30 from

Thanks, Bret.

I'm all for saving the planet, Rob, but this thing is SLOW. I mean, it's ninja quiet but that means it's likely to hit me while I'm running across the street. My car is great on gas. It hasn't run in forever and it's sitting in a lot of a shop in Indiana. They don't seem motivated to get rid of it; I haven't heard anything. Hoping it blows up.

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 18:35:52 from

I leased a Honda Insight for 3 years. I loved the 50 mpg back and forth to work but I didn't love the thing enough to get another one when the lease expired. Bought a 2 year old Civic instead.

Good luck with the race. I'm lacing them up too tomorrow.

From SlowJoe on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 19:26:41 from

Way to become part of the solution, Jason.


Ah, dang, 30 second ad first. Anyway, good luck tomorrow!

From Jason D on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 19:42:56 from

The Civic is a very sensible vehicle. I saw you were running a race but I forgot to ask. Good luck!

I drove to my uncle's from the Thai place. 6.2 miles in 14 minutes. I think I'm destined to beat Ben True's course record (29-low I think).

Thanks, Joe.

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