Pacer Jim

Where are you from?

Born and raised in NY, currently living in St. Cloud, Fl

Current P.R.

4:55.40 (M) 25.12(5K), 1:58.46 (HM),52.00 (10K), 1:20.12 (15K)

Typical pace


Number of marathons



Portfolio Manager

Favorite marathon



Running, cycling, swimming and gardening

Favorite Running Food

Generally eat light, English muffin, peanut butter and banana, for pre-race, coffee a must before leaving the house.

What are you reading now?

Nothing specific

Who do you train with?

Lakefront Striders & JHOP

Personal goals

Complete an Ironman event in 2017



A quotation you like…


Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life it’s about what you inspire others to do.

Why do you run?


Running allows me to push my limits, imagine possibilities and enjoy the comradery of other who share a common goal. 

Describe your best marathon memory.


I do not run many marathons, I generally run halves and shorter distances. My best memories go back to running NYC, when I was much younger and running seemed less challenging.

Why do you pace?


I enjoy helping others achieving their goals.



Why should someone run in your pace group?


To be motivated, stay focused, achieve their goal.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Relax, be patient, enjoy the run.

Anything else you’d like to share?


Enjoy the event


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