Pacer Chris 

Where are you from?

Saint Clair Shores, MI

Current P.R.

3:02:03 Detroit 2012

Typical pace

Most days 7:30

Number of marathons




Favorite marathon

Kalamazoo (near my hometown)


Running and Reading

Favorite Running Food

Espresso Love Gu

What are you reading now?

Eat & Run (Scott Jurek)

Who do you train with?


Personal goals

Run sub 3 hours in Boston

Complete a 50 and 100 mile race



A quotation you like…

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. –Pre


Why do you run?


To challenge myself and for the enjoyment of being outdoors.  I love the enjoyment of racing against myself though previous times achieved.

Describe your best marathon memory.


The feeling of crossing the finish line of my first marathon and telling my dad to never let me do that again (needless to say I never stopped).

Why do you pace?


To share the running experience and to help others achieve their goals.



Why should someone run in your pace group?


We will have fun along our journey.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Run the pace you are comfortable with, hydrate (especially early on), believe in your ability and communicate with your pace team.

Anything else you’d like to share?

Peanut Butter is probably the best food on the planet!


What philanthropic activities do you have?

Volunteer to complete tax returns of low income families through Tax assistance programs and have been involved in the American Cancer Society through many community events.



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