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Pacer Kate

Where are you from?

Pittsburgh, PA

Current P.R.

3:25 Marathon

Typical pace


Number of marathons




Favorite marathon



Soccer, reading, watching hockey, spending time with family

Favorite Running Food

V Fuel gels

What are you reading now?

Mockingjay from The Hunger Games series

Who do you train with?

A group of old guys and some dogs usually

Personal goals

Run a sub 3:00 marathon this year



A quotation you like…

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”


Why do you run?


Fun, stress relief, the challenge

Describe your best marathon memory.


Climbing Heartbreak Hill with (relative) ease thanks to the hill training I get in Pittsburgh.

Why do you pace?


To help other runners achieve their goals.



Why should someone run in your pace group?


I have developed quite a few entertaining running stories over the years.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Try to focus on the entire marathon experience, not just the clock.  Enjoy the crowds and the volunteers who cheer you on.



What philanthropic activities do you have?


Participate in various pro bono legal projects.


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