Pacer Allison


Where are you from?

Originally Brooklyn, NY

Current P.R.

3:40 in April 2011

Typical pace

8:55- per mile

Number of marathons

86 as of Sept. 2012


Web designer

Favorite marathon

The next one


Running marathons, I also like to bike

Favorite Running Food

Clif bar

What are you reading now?

Runner’s World

Who do you train with?

NPR on the radio

Personal goals

To run at least one marathon a month



A quotation you like…

Cross train


Why do you run?


It is simple to do and keeps my mind healthy

Describe your best marathon memory.


Getting a 3:38:38 in Virginia Beach in 2009 it ws a NYC marathon qualifying time and my dream time, so it was fun to do.

Why do you pace?


When I started to run pacers were critical to getting me to the end, so it is nice to now be able to help others.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


They are all good.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


If you want time I am holding in my hand I will get you to the end right on it.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Have fun and stick with me early and if you have it at the end go fast then.


What philanthropic activities do you have?

Local Land Trust and bike routes



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