Meet the Staff: Michael

Get to know the fit professionals lacing up your shoes at Big River Running. This month, meet Michael – a lover of running, nature, weather and his dogs! A St. Louis native currently residing in Olivette, Michael can be found helping customers at the Big River West County store. It makes him happy that Big River is locally owned and does so much for the community. Michael enjoys being in nature and loves weather. He has a green thumb and  two dogs – Niko and Jake – “they are my life!”

Michael’s Favorites:

Training shoe: Brooks Adrenaline – “They don’t call it a Go To Shoe (GTS) for nothing.”

Non-running shoe: Oofos sandals – “I can’t go a day without wearing them. The cushion and arch support is amazing!”

Favorite nutrition: Honey Stinger Chews & Gu Chews – “They are delicious!”

Favorite apparel: Brooks 5″ Chaser Short – “They are a great length, super lightweight and breathable.”

Place to run: Roads around his house. – “Stepping out my front door and going for a run is awesome.”

Distance to race: Half marathon – “To date I have run five half marathons. I’m not mentally prepared to run a full, but who knows about more halfs in my future!”