In 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.
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