Podcast Episode 122 – Race Pacers 101

Race Pacers 101In this episode we’re joined by Kelly Byron, an experienced race pacer, who will share with us her reasons for volunteering to lead pace groups during half marathons, as well as the benefits to runners of running with a pacer. There are also some important tips if you’re considering running with a pacer as well as some unwritten rules and etiquette you should know about. Finally, we’ll cover some of Kelly’s advice about pacing a friend through a race, and helping them meet their goals.

Health IQ

We’re excited to launch our partnership with a new sponsor, Health IQ. They’re supporting our podcast, which helps make it possible for us to do whatever it is you call what we do on a weekly basis. Health IQ is an insurance company that helps health conscious people like runners, cyclists, weightlifters and vegetarians get lower rates on their life insurance.  You can support the podcast and see if you qualify by going to healthiq.com/tsruns.

This episode is also sponsored by Halo Top Ice Cream: low-calorie, high-protein, and low-sugar. They use only the best, all-natural ingredients to craft their ice cream so it tastes just like regular ice cream. We know it sounds too good to be true, so don’t just take our word for it – dig in and see for yourself just how good healthy ice cream can be!

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Chris Smith

About Author:

Chris Smith, a.k.a. @DopeyRunr, started running in 2013. He has since completed the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 Dopey Challenges, and dozens of other marathons and half marathons around the country.

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