Written by Andrew Simmons for the Fall 2018 edition of our Trail Times newsletter. Andrew is the Head Coach for Lifelong Endurance.
Many ultra-distance events – typically 100 milers and longer – allow participants to have a crew on course at various points, as well as pacers who typically join their runner mid-way through a race. Pacers are intended to run alongside and help encourage their athlete on course. Taking on the role as pacer is definitely not an easy one! Read more to learn how you can help