Christian Reed

Age: 30

3 Miles: 13:53
5K: 14:25
4 Miles: 18:37
8K: 24:09
10K: 30:30
1/2 Marathon: 1:08:02 (Drake Relays Record)
Marathons: Columbus, Chicago, Grandmas (Duluth)

When Did You Start Running? 1982-1988 Barker Central School (NY) - Individual and Team Sectional Cross Country Champion, Team Captain; 1989-1993 University of Rochester (NY) - NCAA All- American in Cross Country and Track (10,000 Meter Run), 1991 NCAA National Cross Country Champions, Multiple Individual and Team Conference Championships, Team Captain; Open Division: 1995 Drake Relays Half Marathon Champion; 1996 Trolley Run Fourth Place; 5-time Show-Me State Games Gold Medallist

Who Is Your Running Role Model? Who Has Influenced You Most In Running? Originally my high school coach, Franklyn Pfeil, inspired me. Then in college I had the privilege of training and racing for four years with a group of tremendously hard working teammates. In addition, I am a big fan of the legacy left by the late Steve Prefontaine of Oregon.

What Is Your Favorite Workout? 5 x 1000 meters with 600 meters recovery on an all-weather track; 3 x 1 mile with 800 meters recovery; Multiple laps on the Rock Bridge State Park Grasslands 2 mile loop, running each lap progressively faster

Personal Info and Interests: Married July 2000 to Paige Marshall; Currently teaching Biology and coaching Cross Country at Rock Bridge Senior High; Completing Ph.D. in Health & Exercise Science at the University of Missouri (Sport Psychology)