Pacer Larissa

Where are you from?

Easton, PA


Current P.R.

3.11 at Boston 2013; 18:23 5K; 1:02:43 10 Mile




Number of marathons


Typical pace



Favorite marathon

Philly 2011


High school teacher


Favorite Running Food

Prerace: sushi

Post-race: burger, fries and beer


Cooking, yoga, dining out, brewing beer


Who do you train with?

Friends, running clubs and high school students

Favorite book, what are you reading now?

Magical Thinking by Augusten Burroughs What I talk about When I talk about Running by Haruki Murakami


A quotation you like…

“ theres an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes”



Why do you run?


Because I love it, to keep in shape, and because I love to eat!


Describe your best marathon memory.


Coming in 3rd female in Kalamazoo


Why do you pace?


People have always told me I am good at it.


Tell us your best pacing experience.


I won a pacing competition recently without a watch.


Why should someone run in your pace group?


I will get them to their goal time while keeping them motivated.


Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Listen to your body.


Anything else you’d like to share?

I coach high school cross country and track.



What philanthropic activities do you have?

Many races I do support charities, fostering dogs from SPCA




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