matt-jasper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first time I ran more than two miles without stopping, I…
I was in High school. It was the first day of summer xc training freshmen year.

If I didn’t run, I would…
Be anxious and stressed. Not to mention sad.

Favorite Shoe:
Nike Flyknit Racer

What is your motivation?
Right now, get back to the shape and form I used to have.

Hot or cold weather runner?
HHHOOOTTTT!!!!

How often do you race?
5-10 times per spring/summer.

Favorite gel flavor?
Strawberry banana

Ever run a marathon?
Yes, run 4 completed 2. Hoping to improve my finish percentage. :/

Care to run another (or a first one)?
Maybe, not in 2014 though.

If I could run with anyone, it would be?
Meb or Prefontaine

Rather run alone, or with a partner?
Alone on long runs, with someone for shorter speed runs.

Race you’d like to forget?
Boston Marathon in 2010. Was one of those bad days. That race killed my motivation to run ever again. 3-4 years later I want to get back.

Favorite local race
Bix 7!!!! Love it.

Ever win your age group?
Yes

Listen to music when running?
On a treadmill in the winter, yes.

Ever run in a costume?
No… crazy.

Best part of running?
Sense of accomplishment and seeing the progress you’ve made.

What I do to support my running habit (occupation)?
Strive to eat healthy, keep hydrated, and actively weight train.