Interview With Pace For Success Founder Jasmine Graham

After a 16 year career in the fashion industry, which included a vice-president of sales position for the ECKO Kids line, Trinidadian born Jasmine Graham was laid off and decided to turn her attention to giving back. 

“I had been volunteering my time with an organization called Team in Training for 3 years,” says the current Brooklynite. “They prepare you for half marathons, marathons, triathlons and century rides while you raise money for blood cancer. I ran my first marathon with them in Alaska in 2006 and I stayed with the program and became a mentor and then an assistant coach. By 2008, I had run 3 marathons, numerous half marathons and realized that I loved running and helping people reach the finish line of their races.”

Fueled by her passion to help others achieve their fitness goals, Graham became a certified running/fitness trainer and started her own company (

“I love running so I wanted to offer a running program and decided to add a boot camp fitness program as well and came up with the name Pace For Success (P4S),” recalls the Pace University alum. “I started off offering classes to women only and then opened my programs up to men and children as well. I started teaching classes in Nov 2008 and I have been so blessed to continue growing my business since then.”
Pace For Success offers a bevy of services:
  • Running/Walking programs that take you from the couch to the track 
  • Programs for intermediate to advanced runners who want to train for a race from a 5k to an ultra marathon 
  • Guides clients every step of the way by sending weekly emails & monthly calendars to keep them on track 
  • Personal coaching for people, teams and corporations who want personal attention and virtual training for people on the go
  • Indoor/outdoor boot camp fitness classes
  • Nutrition and weight loss program  
Current Specials:

Join the running program in June and get 25% off any package
Join the outdoor boot camp in June and get 25% off any package
Join any of the 6:15AM programs in Manhattan for indoor boot camp and get 25% off any package
Here’s how you can stay on Pace For Success:

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Be sure to check back tomorrow for Graham’s 16 tips on how to get snatched in time for summer! Yes, there’s still time!

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