Meet the Staff: Brendan

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Brendan – a hockey playing, trail loving, ultra runner!

A St. Charles native, Brendan can be found helping customers at the Big River West County store. He loves talking running and helping people reach their goals, whether it be running related or fitness in general. Brendan played ice hockey at St. Charles West High School and continues to follow the sport and play a bit! Off the ice, Brendan can be found on the trails. He tackled a 50k race in 2017 and his future goals include running a 50 miler and 100 miler. His favorite places to hit the dirt? Castlewood State Park, Lewis and Clark Trail and the Katy Trail. At home, Brendan and his wife are parents to two lovable dogs – Ozzie and Eleanor.

Brendan’s Favorite Gear:

Training shoe: Hoka Clifton

Racing shoe: Hoka Speedgoat

Favorite nutrition: Hammer Nocciola/ GU S’mores

Can’t go on a run without … My Garmin