Kevin Liao is your typical running nerd, following the sport for years before starting Spiked Up, Psyched Up. Kevin was previously the cross country and track & field correspondent for Capital One Cup. When not writing, watching Flotrack videos and reading Letsrun.com, Kevin also finds time to run fairly competitively with PR's of 4:12 (1500) and 15:23 (5k) and more famously winner of the 2009 Marshall Clark 4 Mile road race. He is a graduate of UC San Diego (explaining the site color scheme) and current resident of Sacramento, Calif. Among his other sporting interests are rooting for his hometown teams, the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers and Golden State Warriors.