We get you to the start. We cheer for you at the finish. Training for the 2018 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon has begun! (But, it’s not too late to join!) Some things to know about the Pasadena Pacer Marathon Training Program: We are an official training partner of the Los Angeles Marathon. Yep, we’re certified and bonafide as… more
Dr. Smith here. Fellow Pacers, the unthinkable has happened: Coach Hilda has retired from coaching! I’m not sad though, just very proud of her accomplishments. I completely understand her wanting to close this chapter of her life. She has a new life, with a nice companion, and new activities. There really is more to life… more
A Pacer cheers from the crowd.
By Dr. Steve Smith, Pasadena Pacer Founder and Team Doc A Pacer cheers from the crowd. I went up to Ventura last weekend to see the finish line at the Mountains 2 Beach Marathon. We had a lot of Pacers up there and some were running the race of their lives.… more
Pacer inspiring others at LA Marathon 2017
By Dr. Steve Smith, Pacers Founder and Team Doc There are some people who can bend life to their own will. They can shape the universe to their own liking and they have the ability to shape your life as well. There have been many such people, these life-benders. You don’t have to look very… more
Pasadena Pacers before the start of the 2017 Los Angeles Marathon
By Steve Smith, Pasadena Pacer Founder and Team Doc Today was the 21st year the Pacers Running Club ran the Los Angeles Marathon. I really don’t know how many of our runners participated, maybe 200, maybe less. I’m not sure how many Pacers came out to cheer for the runners out on the course but… more
As Pasadena Pacers, we are large in numbers and take up a lot more space on the road than you might realize. General safety tips from the Road Runners Club of America can be found here. Below are some safety tips specifically for Pasadena Pacers with notes from our founder, Dr. Steve Smith: Run single file… more
Green Can getting fed at our Annual Pancake Flip-off.
What is the Green Can? Green Can getting fed at our Annual Pancake Flip-off. The Pasadena Pacers is a friendly, FREE running club. Well, free to all runners but not free to operate. We’ve got bills like everyone else which means we need to generate all our operating costs from donated… more
Pre-run Stretches
Last weekend was another landmark of Pacer achievements! About a dozen Pacers ran the California International Marathon (CIM) over the weekend, with nine completing the course fast enough to qualify to run the Boston Marathon in 2018! At least 23 runners represented the Pacers at Ridgecrest this year, and three won trophies! Bobby Romero was… more