Pacer Mohammad

Where are you from?

Born in Cairo,Egypt Grew up in Cary, North Carolina

Current P.R.


Typical pace


Number of marathons



Healthcare Consultant

Favorite marathon

Tobacco Road


Traveling, Hiking, Cooking/Eating, Reading

Favorite Running Food


What are you reading now?

Go set a Watchman, Between the World and Me

Who do you train with?

Anyone willing to wake up early on a Saturday morning!

Personal goals

Travel to a new country at least twice a year, complete a 10k with my entire family, never outgrow my love of running, and run in every state



A quotation you like…

Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.


Why do you run?


To clear my mind, to see new places, to eat as much pizza as I want!

Describe your best marathon memory.


Convincing my dad to run his first ever 10k and running a marathon PR the same day.

Why do you pace?


I enjoy spending time with like-minded people that are just as passionate about running as I am. I really love the sense of camaraderie and shared achievement that comes with helping someone achieve thier goal

Tell us your best pacing experience.


Helped pace a group of men and women ranging from ages 24 to 50 to their first ever Boston Qualifying time

Why should someone run in your pace group?


I love to share stories/jokes and talk about travel and food for 26.2 miles and can guarantee you I will be smiling the whole way

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Enjoy every minute of it no matter how much it hurts it will be that much more worth it in the end

Anything else you’d like to share?

I try and run at least 3 miles a day and have kept this streak alive for almost 2 years straight!


What philanthropic activities do you have?

I volunteer to cook and serve meals at the local homeless shelter once a month



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