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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:

Rebuild fitness, get weight back down, and other runnerly things.

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd love to get my marathon time into the 2:3X range or under.


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: 64.90 Month: 199.40 Year: 535.50
Salomon SL Sense Ultra Lifetime Miles: 78.05
Altra The One Lifetime Miles: 416.77
Inov-8 Roclite 295 Lifetime Miles: 214.25
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 211.56
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 246.05
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 78.45
Nike Lunar Racer Lifetime Miles: 308.10
Adidas Boston 6 Lifetime Miles: 338.60
Nike Pegasus Lifetime Miles: 242.75
Saucony ISO Zealot Lifetime Miles: 78.40
Brooks Launch 3 Red Lifetime Miles: 29.10
Altra One V3 Lifetime Miles: 407.15
Cross Training Minutes 2018 Lifetime Miles: 330.00
Altra One 2.5 Lifetime Miles: 37.95
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Jefferson High School - 7.4 miles, averaged 8:10. Hip feels good. I even tested it by stubbing my toe and falling on it. Followed it up with my new favorite recovery snack: 2 slices of Ezekiel 4:9 toast, ~1/3 avocado, topped with Sriracha.

Saucony Kinvara 2 Miles: 7.40
Weight: 0.00
From allie on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 16:37:43 from

i love ezekiel bread. makes a lovely pb&j. i'll have to try the sriracha/avocado...there's no way that can be bad.

From allie on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 16:38:13 from

oh...and feel better, toe.

From Jason D on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 16:48:40 from

It's hard to find healthy bread, and I hate the idea of frozen bread, but thawing it out in the fridge is helpful. I find it is great toasted but not great as is.

I'll have to try it as PBJ. I need a sandwich alternative.

Toe is fine, pride is not :)

From SlowJoe on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 18:38:40 from

Glad you passed the ol' toe-stub-hip-landing test. Classic PT trick.

From Matt Schreiber on Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 22:31:15 from

Ow! Falling isn't much fun. Glad to hear it wasn't bad.

That bread sounds interesting. Must be good for you.

From Jason D on Sat, Dec 07, 2013 at 21:14:34 from

It's good, Matt. ~80 calories. Spendy, but I am weird about my bread. I just need to stop eating toast 17 times a day :)

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