Of Mice and Marathons

May 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: 42.80 Month: 219.90 Year: 1620.25
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 131.90
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 465.60
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 249.10
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 524.25
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 299.80
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 362.60
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 781.70
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 456.30
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 239.10
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 616.02
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 498.75
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 1823.50
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 31.00
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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