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Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 13’s closed Facebook group. Carol Rader-Meislin 13 min/mile Pace Leader (Editor Note: Carol also serves as our Vice President) How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? I started as a Pre-Conditioner in September 2013. How many marathons have you run? Five—my… more
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Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 10’s closed Facebook group. Natalia Vélez-Guerrero 10 min/mile Pace Leader (Editor Note: Natalia also serves on our Social Media Team) How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? I’ve been with the Pacers for three and a half years. My first day… more
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Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 12’s closed Facebook group. Norma Angulo 12 min/mile Pace Leader (Editor Note: Norma also serves as our Calendar Coordinator) How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? 4 1/2 years. How many marathons have you run? This will be my third marathon (second as… more
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Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 9’s closed Facebook group. Kristina Hilton 9 min/mile Pace Leader (Editor Note: Kristina also serves as our Apparel Coordinator) How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? I have been a Pacer for four years. I joined after meeting a few Pacers… more
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By Dr. Steve Smith, Pacers Founder and Team Doc It would seem that running downhill would give you a lot of help from gravity with an easy cruise into the finish line in record time. The reality is that downhill races often end with disappointment and very sore legs. Chances are good that you will… more
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By Dr. Steve Smith, Pacers Founder and Team Doc Abdominal strength has a real and immediate effect on your running gait, and the faster you go, the more your abdominal muscles participate in your gait. Many running injuries can be traced back to weak core muscles that result in poor running biomechanics. If you are looking… more
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Attention, Pacers! We are excited to present the 2017-2018 Race Calendar. We know there are many, many amazing races out there—and we encourage you to run the ones you feel super stoked about—but as a club we can only support so many. The races on the calendar will have training programs, Pasadena Pacer support onsite, and… more
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By Dr. Steve Smith, Pasadena Pacer Founder and Team Doc The Pasadena Pacers continues to be the go-to place to run, train, and make friends! We just signed a partnership agreement with the Conqur Endurance Group, the folks behind the Pasadena Half Marathon and the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, that will further propel our… more
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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
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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