Pacer Beth at the Gay Games Marathon

  Pacer Beth

Where are you from?

Orrville, Ohio


Current P.R.

2:50:32 at CIM 2011


July 15


Number of marathons


Typical pace



Favorite marathon

Boston, Chicago, New York


Substitute teacher


Favorite Running Food



Any sports


Who do you train with?


Favorite book, what are you reading now?

I don’t sit still enough to read. I don’t like to read. I’ll Read sports section of newspaper everyday.


A quotation you like…

“Running is a ‘cure-all’.  It’s the magic ingredient to help me look and feel better”

Personal goals

Qualify for the Olympic Trials






Why do you run?


Stay fit and trim, experience new places, enjoy meeting different people


Describe your best marathon memory.


Finishing all the marathons with the huge crowd support the last .2 of all the races. The adrenaline rush is so powerful, gives me that extra boost to cross the finish line with a ‘sprint’


Why do you pace?


To help fellow runners meet their personal goals and enjoy talking with other runner’s stories


Tell us your best pacing experience.


Pacing a lady who qualified for Boston. She stayed with me the whole time.


Why should someone run in your pace group?


To reach their personal goals and hear my upbeat cheerful encouragements throughout the race.


Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Prepare to have FUN and a positive experience.


Anything else you’d like to share?

Take some risks in life out of your “comfort zone” You’ll be amazed what you can do and the memory you’ll experience. Be Happy, Enjoy Life!!!



What philanthropic activities do you have?

Volunteer at various races 5K to Ultra marathons, run ultramarathons, biking, swimming



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