Posts Tagged ‘pacer’

Pacer – i.e. Race Manager, Drill Sergeant, Friend

Pacer – i.e. Race Manager, Drill Sergeant, Friend

Previously in Part 1, Pacer – Why You Should Use One, Why You Should Be One I discussed why ultra runners should utilize pacers and encouraged all runners to be pacers for others. In this post I’ll outline in more detail a pacers responsibilities during a race. The Pacer – i.e. Race manager, Drill Sergeant, […]

Pacer – Why You Should Use One, Why You Should Be One

Pacer – Why You Should Use One, Why You Should Be One

I’ve been on both sides of the pacer experience, I finished my first 100 mile ultra trail run in sub 24 hours with the help of pacers (I couldn’t have done it without them) and recently paced a runner through 46 miles to help him be one of only 9 finishers in the incredibly difficult […]

Pacing an Ultrarunner

Pacing an Ultrarunner

I haven’t done all that much pacing in my ultrarunning career. I’ve worked a lot of aid stations and I’ve crewed a bunch, but I’ve only paced twice. A good pacer is worth his or her weight in belt buckles and I’ve had the good fortune to be paced by the best. But being paced […]