Pacer Tim

Where are you from?

Darien, Illinois

Current P.R.

3:02 full

1:23 half

3:56 50k

Typical pace


Number of marathons



General Manger of a corporate wellness center in Chicago, IL.

Favorite marathon

Chicago Marathon


Country music, bonfires and going out to breakfast with friends.

Favorite Running Food

Bananas and coffee before runs.

What are you reading now?

Weekly issue of Sports Illustrated. 

Who do you train with?

Solo or with my friend from high school, Alex.

Personal goals

Run Boston 2014 with my training partner Alex and to break 3 hours in the marathon.



A quotation you like…


Just keep running or “jk runnin”

Why do you run?


Health, stress relief, self esteem and because it’s fun!

Describe your best marathon memory.


Road tripping to Nashville to run the Country Music Marathon with a group of friends

Why do you pace?


Getting people to their marathon goals is just as satisfying to me as achieving my own.

Tell us your best pacing experience.


Seeing the enjoyment of a woman who I paced from start to finish at the 2012 Chicago Marathon.  Her excitement of a new PR and appreciation for the job our team did was a special experience.

Why should someone run in your pace group?


To have fun and achieve their running goals!

Any tips for runners about to join your group?


I enjoy talking with people as I run. The time passes faster and you get to meet new people.

Anything else you’d like to share?

I occasionally run home from work which takes me from downtown Chicago to the western suburbs, 22 miles!


What philanthropic activities do you have?


Volunteer at autism and dementia awareness events.


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