Pacer Mark

Where are you from?

Troy, Michigan

Current P.R.


Typical pace

8:30-9:00 minute miles

Number of marathons



Math Teacher

Favorite marathon



Running, Golf, reading and coaching

Favorite Running Food

Orange Power Gel

What are you reading now?

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Who do you train with?

Bernie, Craig, Tony and Chris

Personal goals

Running Boston was my goal.



A quotation you like…


Don’t be upset with the results you didn’t get from the work you didn’t do.

Why do you run?


Exercise and social interaction

Describe your best marathon memory.


Crossing the finish line with my friend Ann and watching her face as she realized she qualified for Boston.

Why do you pace?


The same reason I teach, helping someone reach their goal.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


Helping my daughter run her first marathon last year in Detroit.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


If you want to achieve your goal, follow me!

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Preparation is the key.  Eat right, drink lots of water and get plenty of rest!



What philanthropic activities do you have?

I provide math tutoring for kids of all ages in my spare time.



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