While at Plymouth Salem High School, Joe played basketball for two years. He went on to graduate from Eastern Michigan in 2016, majoring in Business Management. While at EMU Joe picked up the running bug and has competed in mainly longer race distances with some trail races in the mix. Joe’s personal best times range from 21:54 in the 5k to a 50 mile trail race finishing in 12 hours. After focusing on longer distances and trail races, Joe’s current goals include working on his leg speed to improve his times in races from 5k to the half marathon. Joe works as personal trainer and as an assistant manager for Running Fit.