Pacer Bill

Where are you from?

Pittsburgh, PA

Current P.R.

3:29

Typical pace

9.0 minutes

Number of marathons

2

Occupation

Self-employed

Favorite marathon

Pittsburgh

Hobbies

Running

Favorite Running Food

Sustained Energy

What are you reading now?

Ultrarunning Magazine

Who do you train with?

North Park Group

Personal goals

Badwater

 

 

A quotation you like?

Run when you can, walk when you can’t, crawl if you have to, don’t ever quit.

 

Why do you run?

 

I’ve run off and on since I was 14 years old. I like the benefits of running, and I like to keep challenging myself.

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

Finishing my first in 2006.

Why do you pace?

 

As an ultrarunner, I realize the benefit of having support both emotionally and physically. I would like to help others achieve their goals.

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

Helping a friend finish an ultra. Also when I was running Western States 100, a complete stranger volunteered to run the last 38 miles with me.

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

I am dependable because I know the benefit of having a pacer.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

Be prepared to finish.



What philanthropic activities do you have?

Raising money for a charity for the Badwater race. Also doing the MS150 bike ride.

 

 

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