Pacer Tony

Where are you from?

Beaumont, Texas

Current P.R.

Mara, 3:47 Dallas 1998

Typical pace

10 min/mile

Number of marathons

95

Occupation

Retired

Favorite marathon

Lake Tahoe

Hobbies

Running, cycling, swimming

Favorite Running Food

Power gel

What are you reading now?

Ultra Marathon by Dean Karnazes

Who do you train with?

Golden Triangle Strutters

Personal goals

 

 

 

A quotation you like…

 

You have to work hard to have fun.

Why do you run?

 

Health

Describe your best marathon memory.

 

Finishing IM Arizona marathon 2008.

Why do you pace?

 

Help someone that asks.

Tell us your best pacing experience.

 

Paced Rocky Raccoon 2005.  My friend completed in less than 24 hours and had the energy to do a cartwheel.

Why should someone run in your pace group?

 

To achieve their goal of finishing near their goal time.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?

 

Walk through the water stations

Anything else you’d like to share?

 

If something doesn’t feel right, walk a bit, and keep going.

What philanthropic activities do you have?

 

Not sure.  I rode the MS 150 rides about 20 years but after an accident I told my wife I wouldn’t ride again.

 

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