Mike dog runner with Sasha

Mike T

Regulars: Dollie, Sasha, Roo, Soolie, Spencer  

Favorite Dog Name?

  • Rudy Raul Chewbacca (my childhood dog)

Favorite trail?

  • Pear Lake (Sequoia NP)

Childhood crush?

  • Mia Sara (Slone Peterson in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)

Biggest guilty pleasure?

  • Gummy Candy or Doughnuts

Who is your favorite cartoon or superhero character?

  • Underdog

Biggest pet peeves?

  • General rudeness, loud chewing, heavy perfume/cologne, artificial sweeteners, contemporary pop music, cigarettes.

Best running shoe?

  • Altra Torin or Lone Peak

What’s your go-to midnight snack?

  • Doughnuts

How many pairs of running shoes do you own?

  • 8 (2 pair minimalist sandals, 2 pair trail racers, 2 pair trail trainers, 2 pair road trainers)

What book should we be reading?

  • On Running by Dr. George Sheehan

What do you want written on your race bib?

  • DUDE?!

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?

  • Tom Petty concert tickets.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

  • To fly like a hummingbird or shoot lasers from my eyes.

Do you have a go-to karaoke song?

  • Cracklin Rosie (or Sweet Caroline)

Describe your ideal weekend.

  • Good friends (human and canine), long run in the mountains, swim in a mountain lake, campfire, tasty eats and drinks.