Anyone who has ran a long distance race knows the impact a pacer can have on your entire experience. They are your sidekick, your encourager and at times, your therapist working to keep your mental and emotional game intact.
When picking a pacer there are a lot of things to take into consideration. You want someone who is going to keep you on track with your plan, remind you to keep fueling during the long miles and push you through the tough times when you may feel like quitting. Learn how 2013 Leadville Trail 100 Run champ, Ashley Arnold, and pacer Gina Lucrezi work together to conquer long distance races.