Pacer Lisa

Where are you from?

Twin Cities, Minnesota

Current P.R.

3:29 St George, UT

Typical pace

Varies on distance and day

Number of marathons

77

Occupation

Marketing

Favorite marathon

Crater Lake, OR

Hobbies

Triathlons, Reading, Tennis

Favorite Running Food

Bananas

What are you reading now?

Unbroken by L Hillenbrand

Who do you train with?

Lifetime Fitness Run Club and Friends who Run

Personal goals

Stay healthy and fit; complete a marathon on all 7 continents

 

 

A quotation you like…

A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step – Lao-tzu

 

Why do you run?

 

Stay in shape and experience things from a different perspective

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

Having my family welcome me at the finish in Maui, HI as I completed a marathon in all  50 states

Why do you pace?

 

Help others achieve their goals and fuel my joy of running

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

I met and paced someone from my hometown who was running his first half marathon.  He ran conservatively with me then surged ahead toward the end to beat his brother’s PR.  He waited at the finish to share his delight.

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

I will encourage and entertain you.  I enjoy meeting people while I run along.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

The group will work together, keeping a relaxed and upbeat mood.

Anything else you’d like to share?

Besides pacing, I coach marathon training at Lifetime Fitness in St Louis Park, MN.

 

What philanthropic activities do you have?

 

I enjoy volunteering at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.  I serve on the board of Women Build, interview family candidates, and participate on Global Village trips.

 

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