Pacer Chris

Where are you from?

Cheyenne, WY

Current P.R.


Typical pace

8 minutes/mile

Number of marathons

50+ mostly ultras


4th Grade teacher

Favorite marathon

Mount Desert Island


Climbing, reading, exploring national parks

Favorite Running Food


What are you reading now?

Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis by David Gessner & Vonnegut: Letters by Kurt Vonnegut


Who do you train with?

Cheyenne Running Club and my kiddos


Personal goals

Help my students be successful, climb 5.12, run sub 3



A quotation you like…

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” -Ed Abbey



Why do you run?


To be a better person and experience the natural world a little quicker than walking.

Describe your best marathon memory.


Running the 2021 Long View Marathon while pushing my son in our stroller.

Why do you pace?


To spread the joy of running.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


Helping a buddy set a huge PR.

What philanthropic activities do you have?

I served with AmeriCorps for 3 years and the Peace Corps for 2 years.



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