Name: Lewis Ase
Home: Riverbank (near Modesto), CA; originally from Chicago
Number of marathons completed: 40+
Number of CIMs completed: 6
Marathon PR: 2:50 at CIM '05
Date and name of first marathon: 1989 Chicago Marathon
Other events: Finisher of four Ironman triathlons
Other activities: Leader for the Modesto Tuesday track group
Event finish of which you are most proud and why: PR 1:17 at the Austin Half Marathon '06 (I am most proud of this PR since I did it when I was 43 and thought all my PRs were behind me)
How many Boston Marathons completed: 3 including the 100th anniversary
Pacing experience: Richmond (Virginia) marathon for the 3:00 group and pacer for the 3:15 group the last two years
Coaching experience: I facilitate a track workout which I refer to as “The Terrific Tuesday Track Workout” that meets every Tuesday at 5:30 pm at the Modesto Junior College track. All are welcomed.
Other hobbies: Biking & Swimming, Back packing & Day hikes; Former hobby: Soccer (I do not have the time to play any more but miss it)
Anything else you think your Pace Group would like to know about you: I do a lot of cycling when I am not running. My pace strategy is to run even splits throughout the entire marathon. If you have any questions about the course, training or your pace, do not hesitate in contacting me.