Pacer Mark M.

Hometown

Northville Michigan

 

Current P.R.

3:24:36

Where were you born?

DeKalb Illinois

 

Number of marathons

28 Marathons or Ultras (27 in the last 2 years)


 

Favorite marathon

Chicago

Typical pace

3:45

 

Favorite running music

A solid mix of U2, Pop, Classic Rock

Occupation

Retail Store Manager

 

Favorite running food

Oranges

Any hobbies?

Ultra’s, Finance, Photography

 

Who do you train with?

Running Fit Ultra Marathon Team

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

Born to Run

 

A quotation you like…

Have a Quality Day!

Personal goals

Mt. Everest

 

 

 

 

 

Why do you run?

 

I enjoy the time to challenge myself and organize thoughts and ideas that I can put into action.

 

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

My first marathon was 1988 in Chicago. Such a feeling of accomplishment and crowd excitement in my home state. I returned again 21 years later and felt the same energy.

 

Why do you pace?

 

This is the first time I am pacing and look forward to helping some folks realize their dreams of finishing their first or other challenges that they have.

 



 

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

We will have fun and encouragement as you realize your dreams.

 

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

Run your race and know you are accomplishing a great feat.

 

Anything else you’d like to share?

I’m very appreciative for this opportunity and look forward to seeing everyone on race day.

 

 

What philanthropic activities do you have?

Trail work and volunteer work on some shorter races. In addition I have worked in Michigan on numerous Kaboom projects and with some local charities.

 

 

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