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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:

Running Races 2019

Detroit Marathon or Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Gravel Races

April 13: Barry Roubaix 36 Mile

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 25 or 50 Mile


November 16: Bloomer CX

Nov 30: Le Frost

Long-Term Running Goals:

I'd love to get my marathon time into the 2:3X range or under. Do some gravel races and cyclocross races to keep things interesting.


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: 14.60 Month: 210.90 Year: 2294.35
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 511.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 376.80
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 536.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 365.50
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 380.00
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 1317.10
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 533.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 295.10
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 688.77
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 615.25
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 3722.50
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 91.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

Newtone - 90 minutes

Saucony A5 Miles: 9.80
Weight: 0.00
From Matt Schreiber on Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 20:57:21 from

Get 'er done.

From Jason D on Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 21:14:36 from

I can't wait until 10-mile treadmill runs take me 70-75 minutes again. But it is nice playing king of the treadmill. I usually outlast a few sets of super-incline fitness walkers :)

From Matt Schreiber on Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 22:00:06 from

Your patience has been impressive. I'd have put myself back in a tailspin by now. :)

I like the king of thetreadmill idea. You'll have to let me know if they start muttering comments about the "treadmill hog".

From Jason D on Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 23:10:01 from

Don't think I am not impatient! I check my frame every day in the mirror. Midsection is attaining differentiation once again. I've been running 9:15-9:30 on the treadmill but my heart rate is 152-165 if I throw in some pickups. I've really grown fond of the heart rate monitor because it is allowing me to see small improvements I wouldn't otherwise see (heart rate is recovering quicker daily).

There are probably 20 treadmills, so it isn't bad. I don't have to wait and I get one of the no-limit ones (most are 60 minute cut offs). Wait until he Eve-ers come out of the woodwork though. Not looking forward to that. The sidewalks are a mess right now. I can deal with snow and ice, but there are huge chucks of ice that make even walking difficult.

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