Pacer Tian

Where are you from?

Carmel, Indiana

Current P.R.

3:56:50 at 2021 Carmel Marathon

Typical pace


Number of marathons



Hiking, Pickleball

Favorite marathon

Boston Marathon



Favorite Running Food

Bananas, Bread

What are you reading now?

Born to Run

Who do you train with?

Local runners club

Personal goals

Run sub 2:50 before 59 years old.



A quotation you like…

Consistency is king. If you don’t have consistency on basics whatever you do doesn’t matter.


Why do you run?


It’s part of my life.

Describe your best marathon memory.


Run sub3 in the 2021 and 2022 Boston Marathon.  It’s unforgettable.

Why do you pace?


To help others, to experience more races and places.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


I'm a 3:20 pacer at the 2022 Carmel Marathon and I finished the race in 3:19:59.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


A steady pace and unwavering confidence

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


Train hard, Race relax.

Anything else you’d like to share?

I am a serious runner and have completed 6 Boston Marathons in a row and totally finished more than 100 marathons and ultra-marathons.


What philanthropic activities do you have?

Volunteer at local events


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