About Frizzly

In addition to the spectacularly interesting life I lead as Fred, I moonlight as Frizzly, a vegan marathoner based in Southfield, MI.


In many respects, Frizzly is my alter ego. Emerging first to challenge bullies when I was a high school student, Frizzly has come to symbolize the competitive drive that lays dormant inside most of us.

During college, I channeled this force into a total body conditioning class open to all fitness levels.

Now, Frizzly serves as the embodiment of who I become when I run. On the suggestion of an English teacher, I began running six years ago and, next to going vegan and pursue a career in medicine, I consider the decision to be one of the most important in my life.

Running is at once therapeutic, meditative,  and fulfills a deep, intrinsic desire to compete.

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At present, I’ve run a marathon in seven states.

To date, I’ve completed seven marathons. Below is a record of all races I’ve run. Personal records (PRs) are bolded and italicized.

10/12/13MarathonHartford, CT3:40:20
11/28/1310KBethesda, MD49:25
4/12/15Half-MarathonMiddletown, CT1:34:32
8/15/1510KFarmington, MI52:18
9/26/1510KCheshire, CT37:45
10/25/15MarathonFalmouth, MA3:13:23
11/14/15Half-MarathonRoxbury, CT1:33:47
11/15/155KMiddletown, CT19:31
3/12/16MarathonWashington, D.C.3:37:25
4/24/16Half-MarathonMiddletown, CT1:33:09
8/20/1610KFarmington, MI39:25
10/1/16MarathonBristol, NH3:29:13
11/12/16Half-MarathonRoxbury, CT1:37:55
2/5/175KNew Haven, CT18:33
3/19/17MarathonVirginia Beach, VA3:25:24
4/9/17Half-MarathonMiddletown, CT1:29:57
10/15/17MarathonColumbus, OH3:35:22
5/5/18MarathonKenosha, WI3:34:54
9/9/1810KHuntington Woods, MI37:03

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