C R Staff: Rob Tafrate

Why CRC?
I stopped in 2-1/2 years ago for the grand opening of the Short North store. I started chatting with an infamous Eric Fruth. I still haven't left that store.

Favorite place to run in Ohio? Around my wife's mind, but it can get scary sometimes, so then I head to Alum Creek where it can be a bit more tame.

Favorite shoe and why? The Brooks Cascadia because it's the best shoe ever. You can use it anywhere, for anything. You put the shoe on, and the rest of your day just somehow happens.

Fun fact? I actually secretly am really, REALLY grossed out by feet. This is due in part to the fact that I have 11 toes.

Favorite post-run treat? Don't judge, and don't ask questions: wine coolers!