Pacer Gary at the Ann Arbor Marathon

 

  Pacer Gary

Hometown

Clarkston, MI

 

Current P.R.

3:08:30

Where were you born?

Pontiac, MI

 

Number of marathons

83



Favorite marathon

Boston

Typical pace

4hrs

 

Favorite running music

Rocky Tunes

Occupation

Videographer

 

Favorite running food

Orange

Any hobbies?

Anything outdoors

 

Who do you train with?

Anyone

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

Marathon by Hal Higdon

 

A quotation you like…

“Hurts So Good”, John Mellencamp

Personal goals

Sub 3 when I train a lot more

 

 

 

 

 

Why do you run?

 

Weight Management and it’s fun

 

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

There’s been so many Finishing Comrades the Ultra marathon in South Africa last year

 

Why do you pace?

 

I like helping others achieve there goals

 

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

When I helped a young lady finsh the Detroit Marathon in just less than 6:30 before they closed the course

 

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

It really helps you to stay on pace and get your goal time

 

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

It will be fun

 

Anything else you’d like to share?

I was on the 1988 USA Olympic team in the 20k racewalk and that is what helps me to be a good pacer because pacing is all about pace

 

 

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