Pacer Andres

Where are you from?

San Juan Puerto Rico

Current P.R.

2:55 – 26.2 & 1:22 13.1

Typical pace

8:00 min mile

Number of marathons

25

Occupation

Chiropractor

Favorite marathon

Boston

Hobbies

Mountain biking, camping, surfing, cycling, triathlons, anything outside

Favorite Running Food

I don’t eat much when I run. Just Gu’s and Gatorade on race day.

What are you reading now?

 

Who do you train with?

Usually alone

Personal goals

To be the best father I can be for my kids

 

 

A quotation you like…

 

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

Colin Powell

Why do you run?

 

I run because it empties my mind from the days stress. When I run it’s me and the road. I live in the moment at that time. Im not thinking of bills, work, stress. I’m just alive

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Describe your best marathon memory.

 

When I qualified for boston the first time I had attempted 3 times that year and I was extremely frustrated I kept coming up 5 min short. Until I ran my marathon PR 2:55! I swore I was dreaming.

Why do you pace?

 

I love helping other achieve their goals

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

My first pacing experience was when a friend asked me to pace a half marathon she put together. She asked me to pace a 1:30 half. I told her that was rather aggressive, but she said she knew I could do it. So I did. In that race I helped 4 runner run under 1:30 to this day they still thank me whenever I see them at local races.

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

I will get you to the finish in the time promised rain or shine!

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

Remember we run for fun. The most important thing above all is to enjoy yourself.


What philanthropic activities do you have?

Active member and previous captain of Team RWB an organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activities.

 

 

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