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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

November 23: Regal Beagle 50k

Gravel Races

September 8: Johns Dirty Ride 56 Mile

October 26: Lowell 50


September 7: Alma Grand Prix

September 22: Big Bad Wolf

October 12: Detroit Cx Invitational

November 16: Bloomer Cx

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: 40.23 Month: 229.33 Year: 2596.33
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 531.20
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 412.80
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 545.35
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 400.60
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 388.50
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 1557.30
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 587.20
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 315.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 705.67
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 649.70
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 4550.00
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 143.80
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance

AM: North side - 4 miles, averaged 8:02. Did some strides.

PM: North side 7.75 miles, averaged 7:32. Angry running. Had a car slow down and some folks harass me, so I told them what a piece of crap they were when I chased them to their house. Had someone else make a comment, so I gave her a nice nickname as well. To top it all off, I thought I ran 4.25 miles this morning, but should have run 8 this afternoon to make an even 12. What luck!

Newton Trainer 5 Miles: 7.75Brooks PureConnect Miles: 4.00
Weight: 169.00
From Matt Schreiber on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 21:25:05 from

You had me laughing on this one Jason. Even though at the time I know you weren't laughing. :)

I put in an extra .18 miles so you can borrow that. It gets you a little closer.

From Jason D on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 21:34:49 from

Thanks, Matt. I was cussing throughout the whole neighborhood. Even when you threaten people they still laugh, so it really is best to ignore them. Although I have contemplated yelling ridiculous things while people are sitting on their porches or grilling. It would be no less random.

From Matt Schreiber on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 21:44:48 from

It kind of ruins your run. I for some reason know the feeling. At least you know the guy grilling probably can't catch you if you start yelling at them.

I still don't get what possesses people to yell at runners. One of life's mysteries.

From Tom K on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 22:10:12 from

I had a guy in a car scream at me once, but I was @ 19 miles deep in a run. I barely noticed. Sorry about your night, but Running and Swearing is a funny image!

From Jason D on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 22:33:21 from

You should have seem me sprint after them! 4:43 according to my Garmin was my peak pace. And that was cruising speed. I have a few more gears (not many, but 2, possibly 3).

From allie on Thu, Oct 03, 2013 at 02:31:24 from

those [jerks] messed with the wrong runner. nice job with the 4:43 angry pace.

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