Monica Bobadilla, Whittier Pacers President From Pasadena as a runner and volunteer, Pacer Monica made her way to Whittier to help see Dr Smith’s vision come to fruition. “To raise the health and spirits of the community.” She greets us all with a loving hug and shares Pacer Love with all of us so freely… more
RACE EXPO Location: LA Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, 90015 Friday: March 6: 10:00am-7:00pm Saturday: March 7: 9:00am-5:00pm All participants must pick up their own race bib Please wear your own bib. Selling or giving your bib to another runner violates the race’s policies. PACER GEAR Please wear your Pacer gear. It’s… more
We end our series with the amazing Coach Fernando. Fernando started off leading one of the pace groups. Coach Mike then invited him to help with Coaching, to which he did so great for all of us. He taught us the importance of starting slow, conserving energy, hydrating, finishing strong, and believing in ourselves. Thank… more
José leads our 4:30 hour group. If you ran with Jose, you likely saw him dance to his music that he took along every run. Running strong and staying safe is super important to him and his wish for each of us is to do the same. He is also responsible for our awesome hilly… more
Marlana leads our 5:00 hour group. She has been with us since day 1 and has always stepped up to help anyone that needs the support. She may have taken a wrong turn here and there but always made sure the miles were completed and that there was no runner left behind. You may recognize… more
L.A. Marathon 2020 training season is coming to an end, and we want to thank each of our Pace Group Leaders for all of their hard work and dedication. The Pacer Love you shared with each person in your group was so inspiring and we are eternally grateful. We begin the series with Ed Andrade… more
Marathon Coach Mike J. Are you ready to check off that Marathon bucket list? Come join our biggest marathon training season of the year…L.A. Marathon training! Our training plan will get you ready to run those 26.2 miles with confidence and support from our fellow Pacers. Coach Mike will help you get through your training… more
Half Marathon Coach Maria D. Allow us to introduce you to one of the most cheerful and sparkling Pacers we know… Coach Maria! Coach Maria is our Half Marathon coach, and she will help you train for your first half marathon, or your 50th, following our half marathon program and incorporating fun and positivity into… more
Bridge To Half Coach Mark S. Ready to challenge yourself and do more than a 5K or 10K? Coach Mark’s Bridge-To-Half group is a 12-week program that will condition you to run 12 miles –how awesome is that? Coach Mark’s caring and helpful attitude is the perfect combination for getting you accustomed to long distance… more
Pre-Conditioners Coach Audrey M. If you are looking for a supportive group to help you transition from walking to running, or perhaps you are coming back from injury and want to ease your way back into running, this is the perfect group for you. With Coach Audrey’s Pre-Conditioners group, you will build your stamina and… more