Pacer Garrett

Where are you from?

Pittsburgh, PA

Current P.R.


Typical pace

7:00min/mi on roads; slower than that on trails.

Number of marathons

1 marathon/ 10 ultras



Favorite marathon

Firenze Marathon


Besides Running?  Skiing, Backpacking, Hockey

Favorite Running Food

Almond Butter/ Cosmic Brownies

What are you reading now?

Home: How Habitat Made Us Human

Who do you train with?

North Park Trail Runners

Personal goals

Running as a journey through life



A quotation you like…

"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
Theodore Roosevelt


Why do you run?


I started running around 3 years ago and it has become a major part of my life.  Having the ability to let your feet carry you to incredible places any time you want is unique to this sport.

Describe your best marathon memory.



Why do you pace?


I’ve found a lot of joy through running, I’m hoping to help others achieve their goals and enjoy themselves along the way.

Tell us your best pacing experience.



Why should someone run in your pace group?


While I don’t run many road races, I love running long distances.  Let’s get to the finish in good spirits and remember how fortunate we are to have the ability to run!

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Slow down at the beginning! Just run your race and you’ll achieve your goals while enjoying yourself a lot more along the way.

Anything else you’d like to share?

I’m looking forward to helping you get to the finish line in your goal time!


What philanthropic activities do you have?




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