Pacer Mike

Where are you from?

South Jersey

Current P.R.


Typical pace

9-10 mins/mile

Number of marathons



PhD Student

Favorite marathon



Running, Lifting, Reading, Skateboarding

Favorite Running Food

Rice Krispie Treats

What are you reading now?

The Harry Potter Books

Who do you train with?

Whatever podcast I’m listening to atm

Personal goals

Have a family, run a marathon in all 50 states



A quotation you like…

Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re done


Why do you run?


Somehow, it’s relaxing

Describe your best marathon memory.


Finishing my first 50-miler and seeing all of my friends at the finish line cheering

Why do you pace?


I love meeting new people, especially driven runners, and being able to share some miles and stories together is a ton of fun.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


Pacing a 3:55 marathon and having three runners in our group qualify for Boston!

Why should someone run in your pace group?


I like to joke around and have a chat with the runners in the group.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Good vibes only! Also, enjoy every step because chances are we’ll be reminiscing about the race for days.

Anything else you’d like to share?

Happy to see you all on race day


What philanthropic activities do you have?

Currently volunteer for an alumni committee and graduate student government where we raise money for local foundations to help the community.



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