Feb. 22

Tom „Pacer Tom“ Perri

I am one of the original pacers who has been running for over 45 years, and has paced over 1,000 running events covering a wide range of distances. I am acknowledged as the only runner in the world with combination of over 100K Lifetime Miles, over 2,000 career races, 50 State Club Sub 4 hour Marathon finisher, five time certified 50 State Marathon Club finisher, and a Titanium Marathon Maniac as well as being in the Marathon Maniac Hall of Fame. Other unique things I have accomplished is running at least a 5k distance or further on all 365 of yes calendar year. I also am acknowledged as the only runner with over 500 sub 5 hour marathons (523) and over 500 sub 20 minute 5k’s (540).

I am one of thirty-seven runners profiled in the book „Running Past Fifty – Advice & Inspiration for Senior Runners“ by Gail Waesche Kislevitz & Amby Burfoot.

I have paced in all 50 states and am currently try to run (37 states completed) as well
as pace (25 states completed) a marathon in all 50 states since my Stage 4 cancer diagnosis on 7/30/19.