Pacer Alexis 


Current: Atlanta, GA

Raised: Schenectady, NY


Current P.R.

4:37:29 Full

2:07:10 Half

Where were you born?

Alexandria Bay, NY


Number of marathons



March 4


Favorite marathon


Typical pace



Favorite running music

I don’t really listen to music. If I have to run on a treadmill I will listen to techno.


Doctoral Student in Sociology


Favorite running food

Post run: Chocolate Milk!!

Any hobbies?

Does running marathons count?


Who do you train with?

A small group of friends

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

I am always reading! Right now, I don’t have much time for fun reading


A quotation you like…

"Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go"

Author Unknown

Personal goals

Break 4:30 in a marathon and do an ultra










Why do you run?


I like to stay fit and it also helps with the mental stress of working on a PhD


Describe your best marathon memory.


I just ran the NYC marathon and that was a blast! The crowd support is amazing. I plan to do it again!


Why do you pace?


I love to see people meet their goals, especially if it is their first marathon!


Tell us your best pacing experience.


I have paced the ING Georgia marathon three times and since the course literally runs through my neighborhood, I feel like a pacer, cheerleader, and tour guide. I enjoy giving history facts about the city and neighborhoods we run through


Why should someone run in your pace group?


Because it will be fun!


Any tips for runners about to join your group?


If it is your first time running a marathon: relax, we will get this done!


Anything else you’d like to share?

Ask anything you want!


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