Jake is 12 years old and has one brother John Michael and two sisters: Jules and Jessie. His parents are John and Melissa. Jake is a student and lives in Eden Utah.
Here are a few facts about Jake when we asked him about running:
Years running: Six
Weekly mileage: 10+-
Favorite race distance or race: ½ Marathon
PR's - (5K, 10K, ½, mara, Ultra) or proudest running accomplishment: Finishing the Ogden ½ Marathon in under 2 hrs
Favorite training run: I like to run the River Road loop up here in Eden with my Dad.
Why run - (motivation, inspiration): Because my Dad keeps bribing me.plus it's fun.
Goals: Someday finish a Marathon.
Favorite music to run to: Metallica and rock and roll.
Favorite running gear - (shoes, apparel, etc.): I like my favorite red running jacket from Stiders.
Best advice you've been given as a runner: If you don't quit - You can't lose.
Best motivational quote: "I saw it on TV so I'm pretty sure I can do it."
Your role model: Dad
Favorite food: PB and J, Cheese Macaroni, Pizza
Hobbies or interests other than running: Skiing, Gynastics, Skiing, Golf, Skiing, Skiing.
Anything else the world might want to know about you: I've been to Thailand, Cambodia and Costa Rica. I also placed 4th in Western Regionals in Gymnastics.