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July 23, 2019

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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

Forbidden Drive (SE) - 10.25 miles, averaged 7:53

Got all my grading done for the semester. Now on to my other work and try to figure out what I am going to do for employment next fall.

Newton Gravity LE Miles: 10.25
Weight: 0.00
From Matt Schreiber on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 21:46:52 from

Good luck Jason! What sort of employment are you looking for?

From Jason D on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 21:54:23 from

The kind that pays! I am applying to academic jobs but they are few and far between. Highly, highly competitive. We shall see. Megan has a good job, so if nothing turns up we will be okay as long as I am doing SOMETHING, as I am doing now.

From Matt Schreiber on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 22:01:49 from

Paychecks are good! I'm sure you'll find something. If not right away, soon enough.

From Jake K on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 10:18:28 from

You should be the NFL commissioner. They need a new one.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 10:57:40 from

You would start off at about $50k teaching in Philadelphia. Close to what I make with 18 years in here in Utah.

From Jason D on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 12:02:43 from

Do I have to know anything about football? It's the one major ball sport I didn't play and I don't know many of the rules.

I had thought about trying for secondary school positions except many of the public schools in Philadelphia come with salaries that have "hazard pay." Things aren't pretty, as I am sure you are aware. Some good schools though. No option for a partner higher at La Salle unfortunately.

From SlowJoe on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 20:11:35 from

Working is overrated.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 20:18:52 from

What Joe said.

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