Pacer John

Hometown

Currently Washington

 

Current P.R.

3:07 and just did a 3:11 in 2016 at Arizona RnR

Where were you born?

Chicago

 

Number of marathons

130 including ultras in 45 different states

Birthday

September 25th

 

Favorite marathon

This one

Typical pace

3:30

 



Occupation

Navy Physician Assistant

 

Favorite running food

everything

Any hobbies?

Anything outdoors

 

Who do you train with?

Free Agent- Have running shoes, will travel

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

Trinity, The Curse of Adam

 

A quotation you like…

Success is never found

Failure is never fatal

Courage is the only thing

Winston Churchill

Personal goals

All 50 states with a marathon, 45 completed. Goal of sub-20 hr met at Umstead with 19:26 finish.

 

 

 

 

 

Why do you run?

 

Keep fit stay serene, and it’s awesome!

 

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

Having my 2 son's at the finish line @ the Mobile marathon, and having our picture in the newspaper on the front page

 

Why do you pace?

 

Give back to the sport and be service to others

 

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

1st time pacing and hitting within 3sec for 20 out of 26 miles, and how easy it felt

 

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

I am full of tidbits and useless facts which we will share on the run, and I make the event less painful

 

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

Pick them up and put them down 1 step @ a time

 

Anything else you’d like to share?

Married to Mindy and she is the best wife and have my own crew in Connor, Ronan, Declan and our little girl Keira

 

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