We know a bunch of our Pasadena Half Marathon runners are going to be looking for the next race, and the Los Angeles Marathon will feel like a natural choice for many. But, can—and should—it be done? We asked Dr. Steve Smith, Pasadena Pacers founder, and Edgar Mejia, our Marathon Coach, what they thought. Here… more
Interview with Coach Armand Crespo by Dr. Steve Smith On my office wall are the yearly group photos of the Pasadena Pacers. Friends often hover over those photos to see if they are in it; they look for friends. They brace themselves for the changes caused by ravages of time as they expect to look… more
Learn more about our Los Angeles Marathon training program. Safe to say that 2018 will be our biggest Los Angeles Marathon (LAM) yet! Since our very first LAM more than 20 years ago, we’ve helped and cheered for thousands of Pasadena Pacers as they trained for and crossed that LAM finish line. But, it takes… more
Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Monica Bobadilla Support & Gear (SAG) How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? Four years. How many marathons have you run? Two HOT LAMs. Why do you run? It brings me joy. It’s me against me. I get to enjoy God’s creations (scenery).… more
By Dr. Steve Smith, Pasadena Pacer Founder and Team Doc The Pasadena Pacers continues to further propel our purpose to “raise the health and spirits of communities” with amazing strategic partnerships. We happily announce that the Pasadena Pacers are an official training partner for the REVEL Canyon City Marathon and Half Marathon. The Pasadena Pacers… more
Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 14’s closed Facebook group. Sandy Trina 14 min/mile Pace Leader How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? I started with the Pasadena Pacers back in 2011. At the time, I hated running; I only hiked. I certainly never thought I would… more
Learn more about the Pasadena Pacer’s LA Marathon training program. Join Team 11’s closed Facebook group. Susan Picardi 11 min/mile Pace Leader How long have you been with the Pasadena Pacers? Since 2010. How many marathons have you run? I’ve ran 18 full marathons, five 50ks, one 50-mile and too many half marathons. Why do… more
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
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
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