• Matt Cooper
    • High School

      Green Bay/Ashwaubenon

    • College:

      University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

    • Occupation:

      Health Coach

    • Mile PR


    • Personal Best

      800 - 1:52, 1500m - 3:46, 1 mile - 4:06, Indoor 3K - 8:09, 5K - 14:25, 10K - 29:53, Half Marathon - 1:05:28

      If I had to do all of my runs with just one other person every day for the rest of my life, that person would be: My high school running buddy (and best man in my wedding this fall), Brady Selner.

      Celebrity I would most like to be in a bromance/be gal pals with: Aaron Rodgers

      The least runner thing about me is: I don't actually enjoy easy running that much. I love running workouts & long runs, but I prefer to cross train on recovery days.

      Superstition: I don't have one!

      My first time from the gym class mile that I remember is: No idea. We ran the pacer test in gym class and I remember setting the school record in 5th grade.

      Favorite Running Memory: High school - state trips to La Crosse, College - being a part of EC's 2015 national championship cross country team, Post-collegiate - "finding myself" as a runner

      If I weren't a runner, I would probably be...: A triathlete (still running from time to time) or dedicate more time to fishing.

      Goals for the next year: Sub-14 in the 5k, break 4 minutes in the mile, sub-65 in the half marathon, run 2:18 or faster in the Chicago Marathon

    • Track or XC?


    • Roads or Trails?

    • Tempos or Track Workouts?

      Track Workouts

    • Coffee or Tea?


    • Beer or Wine?


    • Fall or Spring


    • Favorite Shoe:

      Nike Pegasus Turbo

    • Favorite Postrun Food/Beverage:

      A massive smoothie with lots of fruit, slice avocado, some oats, and a scoop of protein powder. Hits the spot.

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