Pacer Andrea

 

Where are you from?

 Parkland, FL

Current P.R.

 3:29

Typical pace

 8:23

Number of marathons

 34 and 4 ultras

Occupation

 Speech-Language Pathologist

Favorite marathon

 NYC and Miami

Hobbies

 Fused glass artist, Kung Fu

Favorite Running Food

 Whole wheat bagel, Vega Sport drinks

What are you reading now?

 Hunger Games #3

Who do you train with?

 Local running club or alone

Personal goals

 To become an ultra marathoner

 To pace many races

 Run marathons overseas

A quotation you like…

 That which does not kill you makes you stronger

 

 To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift

 

Why do you run?

 

 I run because I absolutely LOVE it!!! 

 Peace of mind

 Stay in shape

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

 When I paced a friend in the pouring rain to a P.R. when he doubted himself

 

 









Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

 If they have put in the training and know my group is

a reasonable expectation and they want to enjoy the race then they should run with me

 

 

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

 Be realistic about your goals. 

Don’t shake the group too soon

 

Anything else you’d like to share?

 

 I follow a plant-based diet

 Plant-based nutrition is the way to go!

What philanthropic activities do you have?

 I am currently organizing a 10k run and 5k run/walk to benefit a no-kill animal shelter

 

 I collect and re-purpose clothing to needy families

 

 

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