Meet The Team

Meet the Team

Prelims of the 1500 at 2010 NCAA Championships at Hayward Field

Jason (Co-founder)

I was a former 800m/1500m runner at Oakland University in Rochester, MI (not California!)

The highlight of my running career was definitely when I qualified for  the NCAA Championships in 2010 and ran at the storied Hayward field. It was truly a dream to be able to run my last collegiate race at Hayward and it was the experience of a lifetime for me.

After college, I ran post collegiately for a short period under Tim Broe and Ron Warhurst in Ann Arbor, MI before ultimately ‘retiring’. I got my butt kicked but it was a great experience and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.

As a runner, I always hated how there weren’t many options out there for running singlets to wear if you aren’t on a team… and that is how Redshirt Running was created! It started as an idea while I was still training and has formed into what it is today so I hope you enjoy what we are trying to do! If you’d like to contact me about singlets, training, or anything related to running you can send me an email at hello@redshirtrunning.com or through the contact page.

 

Swimming
200 Breaststroke at 2011 Conference Championships

Jill (Co-Founder)

I’m not the runner in this team. I began competitive swimming at 5-years-old and swam through college at Oakland University (Go Grizzlies!). Shortly after retiring from swimming I took up running (hey, it’s the biggest bang for your buck calorie wise). After I got over the initial “Ugh, I hate this I can’t run more than a minute” feeling, I actually started enjoying it!

2014 Grandma’s Marathon- Reppin’ the Run Forrest Run Singlet

 

Within a year I ran my first marathon up in Traverse City, MI.  I  completed Bayshore in  3:49:32. After this I decided I wanted to qualify  for Boston. I  decided to  wait another year  and get some more miles under my belt before I ran my  next marathon. In June  2014 I went  to Duluth,  MN to run Grandma’s Marathon and  finished in 3:31:32 (BQ! WOOP  WOOP!)  Now I’ve run Boston 2015 (3:29:12) and I’m looking forward to the future!

As a swimmer there are a lot of options for different swimsuit designs. When Jason came  up  with  the idea to do this for running singlets I thought it was awesome! Thanks for coming to our Meet the Team page and contact me at  hello@redshirtrunning.com with questions about running, swimming, custom orders,  anything!

 

Contact Jason or Jill at: hello@redshirtrunning.com

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