Michael R.

Pace Team Leader

Michael, a veteran of 18 marathons and 16 half marathons, is amped to be a new member of the Clif Bar pace team. Born and raised in Peoria, IL, Michael is an alum of Bradley University, where “Once a Brave, is always a Brave.”

When not pacing for Clif Bar, Michael is an active runner with Illinois Valley Striders. His running claim to fame is winning the 2010 Lake Geneva Half Marathon in a driving rain storm. Michael is happily married to Kristi, his wife of 16 years, and they have three growing kids – Aaron, 13; Gracie, 11; and Eli, 8.

Marathons Entered:

May 19, 2012 - Ogden Marathon - Pace 3:25
June 16, 2012 - Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon - Pace 1:50
September 2, 2012 - Disneyland Half Marathon - Pace 1:40
October 7, 2012 - Twin Cities Marathon - Pace 3:25
October 21, 2012 - Columbus Marathon - Pace 3:35