Pacers Michael, Amanda, and Andrew

Pacer Amanda

Where are you from?

Jackson, MO

Current P.R.


Typical pace

8:30 min/mile

Number of marathons

4 marathons, 1 Ironman



Favorite marathon



Triathlons, travel

Favorite Running Food

Shot Bloks

What are you reading now?


Who do you train with?

SEMO Triathlon Team and my dog

Personal goals

Complete a marathon in every state, qualify for the Ironman World Championship in Kona



A quotation you like…

It’s not a matter of can you, but will you


Why do you run?


Stress relief, challenging myself, so I can eat whatever I want, and to have fun!

Describe your best marathon memory.


Coming across the finish line of Ironman Wisconsin in my old college town and seeing a group of friends and family cheering me on

Why do you pace?


To help others achieve their goals and meet more runners to hear their stories

Tell us your best pacing experience.


During my first marathon, my brothers paced me to negative split coming into the finish under my goal time wearing children’s superhero costumes. The awesome experience I had inspired me to pace others.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


Enjoyment of running and fresh outlook on the sport

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


When it starts to get tough, focus on having good technique


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