Pacer Mike

Where are you from?

Rochester, NY

Current P.R.

Can Lakes 50 Miler- 7:36

Typical pace

Average training pace @ 7:45

Number of marathons

22 Marathons/Ultras


Physical Education Teacher

Favorite marathon



Working out, running, spending time with family

Favorite Running Food

Pizza, ice cream

What are you reading now?

Trail Runner Magazine

Who do you train with?

Bagel Bunch – Rochester, NY

Personal goals

To get in personal best shape and being injury free



A quotation you like…

“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin


Why do you run?


I run because one day I won’t be able to

Describe your best marathon memory.


My best marathon moment was meeting my wife, Annie at the finish line of my first marathon.

Why do you pace?


I pace to help others achieve their personal bests. It is more rewarding helping others than achieving personal goals.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


My best pacing experience was during the 2015 Can Lakes 50 miler. I paced my friend, Dan Ward to a 50 PR of 7:28.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


For a reliable runner…and for a few good laughs. I will do best to make mile 18-26.2 a breeze.

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Get ready to run a PR!

Anything else you’d like to share?



What philanthropic activities do you have?

Special Olympics volunteer, Support to American Diabetes Association and Strong Hospital



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