Pacer Brandon

Where are you from?

Philadelphia, PA

Current P.R.


Typical pace

9:00-10:00 (low HR)

Number of marathons

7 as of 2020!


Medical Student – Future oncologist!

Favorite marathon

Mountains 2 Beach (Ventura, CA)


Running (obviously), cooking

Favorite Running Food


What are you reading now?

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine

Who do you train with?


Personal goals

Boston and an IronMan!



A quotation you like…

“Discipline is the bridge that connects goals to accomplishments.”


Why do you run?


Started as a wrestler in high school and I can’t seem to stop. Help!

Describe your best marathon memory.


My 3rd Mountains2Beach marathon… it was my first time not hitting a wall because of careful fine-tuning in my PACING strategy.

Why do you pace?


Seeing new marathoners energizes me and reminds me of my first race.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


At the A1A marathon in Ft. Lauderdale I ran with a great group of mostly first time marathoners and had great conversations!

Why should someone run in your pace group?


I am steady, encouraging, and full of tips!

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Dress light. Be flexible on race day

Anything else you’d like to share?

In high school I did football, wrestling and track (pole vaulting). I went to high school in San Diego, college in Santa Barbara, and am now in medical school in Miami.


What philanthropic activities do you have?

I donate yearly student loans to the University of Miami. Hoping to donate to cancer charities in the future.



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