Pacer John


Currently Washington


Current P.R.

3:07 and just did a 3:11 in 2016 at Arizona RnR

Where were you born?



Number of marathons

130 including ultras in 49 different states


Favorite marathon

This one

Typical pace




Navy Physician Assistant


Favorite running food


Any hobbies?

Anything outdoors


Who do you train with?

Free Agent- Have running shoes, will travel

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

Trinity, The Curse of Adam


A quotation you like…

Success is never found

Failure is never fatal

Courage is the only thing

Winston Churchill

Personal goals

All 50 states with a marathon, 49 completed. Goal of sub-20 hr met at Umstead with 19:26 finish.






Why do you run?


Keep fit stay serene, and it’s awesome!


Describe your best marathon memory.


Having my 2 son's at the finish line @ the Mobile marathon, and having our picture in the newspaper on the front page


Why do you pace?


Give back to the sport and be service to others


Tell us your best pacing experience.


1st time pacing and hitting within 3sec for 20 out of 26 miles, and how easy it felt


Why should someone run in your pace group?


I am full of tidbits and useless facts which we will share on the run, and I make the event less painful


Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Pick them up and put them down 1 step @ a time


Anything else you’d like to share?

Have my own crew in Connor, Ronan, Declan and  Keira


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