T. J. SCHMIDT

t.j.%20family_296x222[1]My name is T.J. Schmidt and I am the winner of the 2015 and 2016 HFM Maritime Marathon. I’m a father of two girls Alayna (5) and Lily (9) and married to my wife, Melissa. I’m from Appleton, Wisconsin and work in the IT Department for the Village of Fox Crossing (formerly The Town of Menasha) as a PC/Network Technician. I’m a member of the Run Away Shoes Race team and love repping them at local races. This upcoming Maritime Marathon will be my 25th marathon.

Let the Marathon Training Begin!

On February 6th, I started my official training for the 2017 HFM Maritime Marathon. I have run this marathon the last 2 years and love the course. What’s great is when you turn around and start running back, you see each mile marker that you passed on the way...

Marathon week has arrived!

Marathon week has arrived! My allergies have been really bothering me these past couple of weeks while doing some tempo runs and speed work. Whenever I’d pick up the pace my head started to hurt to the point that I’d have to slow down and let the headache go away. I’m...

I finished off the month of April with 256.5 miles.

I finished off the month of April with 256.5 miles. My last race was Run Away to the Bay, a 55.6 mile relay race from Oshkosh to Green Bay. I was on 1st place Overall team with an awesome group of 6 runners. I just finished my last 70 mile week and have now moved into...