Mike Cottle

Susie manages the run operations at our Monroeville store.

What do you love about riding and/or running?
The disconnect with reality!

What are your non-cycling interests?
Trail run with Maggie (my dog)! On lazy days I ride my Harley Davidson!

What bikes do you currently ride?
Specialized Epic and Specialized Fat Boy

What shoes do you run in?
Hoka Speedgoat (Trail) and Hoka Clifton (Road)

What experience do you have in the industry?
I’ve worked for Run Specialty for 15 years. I have been coaching runners for the past 20 years. I’m a certified USATF Track and Field Coach. I’ve been a personal trainer for the past 10 years. I have my Pro Card in Body Building.

Where is your favorite place to ride or run?
Sydney Australia! Need I say more?

Who or what inspires you?
The Pittsburgh running community is my inspiration. I have made some of the most amazing friendships through running over the years. I love the encouragement runners bring to each other.

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
Catra Corbett

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

How long have you been working at PB+R?
7 years

What kind of riding and/or running are you into?
Trail running and MTB riding

What has been your biggest accomplishment in running and/or cycling?
1st Overall at 12hr endurance race 71 miles
5th Place Women at US 100 mile Championship 19:18:02
5 Boston marathon finishes
Over 100 Full marathons