Jacob is a lifelong runner who juggles his time between parenting, coaching, race directing, and his own training and racing. He has won six national titles in cross country and ultra distances, set a world 50 mile treadmill record, and twice placed top ten at the XTERRA World Trail Run twice. When he's not running, Jacob enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Amy, and their six children. They live in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains where they host runners from all over the world at annual running retreats. The two also direct trail running races across Canada.