MEET OUR PACERS AT BIB EXPO Date: Saturday, 27 Jan. 2018 Time: 11 am - 5 pm Venue: Decathlon, Next To Khanna Paper Mills, NH1, Amritsar


Welcome to the Pace Team. As an aid to runners the Pace Team will be there for you. We will be offering pace groups led by experienced pacers for a wide variety of times and we hope you will find this support useful as you strive to achieve your goals.

A pace team is a group of runners led by an experienced leader who run together in the marathon. The pace leader runs a steady pace and keeps track of that pace so that the group can achieve their goal of finishing the marathon at a particular time. There are wonderful benefits of running with a pace group. You’ll be supported by a cheerful leader and will be side by side with other runners sharing the same goal as you. One of the biggest mistakes that runners make is starting out too fast and then giving up in the later portions of the race. The pace team will run at an almost even pace. If the pace feels too slow in the beginning of the race that’s normal. Just stay with the group and ask the pace leader about an appropriate strategy for the second half. If you find the pace too fast in the early miles, then slow down and drop back from the team so you’ll be able to finish the race.

The Pace Team promises to provide fun and excitement for both first time, and experienced marathoners looking to reach their running goals - whether that's a personal best, or just getting across the finish line. Below are the answers to a few common questions about the Pace Team.

Just stop by our booth at the expo and we'll discuss your race plan and make sure you're in the proper pace group. You can also find us at the beginning of the race.
All of our Pacers are chosen because of their years of running experience around the country. Our Pacers are dynamic and personable, and know from past experience exactly what it takes to help you have a great running experience
The pacing groups for 10 km and 21km are posted here and you can read about the individual pace leaders.
The Pace Team is free to registered runners and doesn’t cost you anything!
Every pace leader will be holding a steady pace throughout the race. These "even splits” are the best way to achieve your peak performance in the race. They will make appropriate adjustments for elevation changes and to deal with course crowding issues.
The guys and gals serving as Pace Leaders are very experienced and know their pace well. Sometimes at the start it’s crowded and may take a couple of kms to settle into a steady pace. Most importantly, they won’t take you out too fast and burn up all your energy early on.
About 30 minutes before the start we’ll be assembling in the starting area. Each Pacer will be holding up their pace FLAG so when you see it go and join up with the group. About 15 minutes before the start the Pacer will give you some last minute instructions about running with the group. They will talk about the course, what to do if you need a break, and how to make it through the water stops. . Now is the time to ask any last minute questions you may have.
No you don’t. However, if you feel great at the start of the race that’s normal and you should stay with the group through the halfway point. Then you can consult with the group leader on an appropriate strategy for the second half of the race. If you’re not having a great day then slow down, take some walking breaks and work your way to the finish line. If you’re trying to hit a PB the best advice we can give you is to stick next to your pace leader for the whole race.
Yes. Each pace group will have one leader and they will run the entire Rce. You won’t be abandoned or handed off to a newcomer in the middle of the race. We’ll stick with you from start to finish.
Stay on your feet, walk around for 15-30 minutes, and eat and drink to replenish your exhausted body and Begin planning for your next race.