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The Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon seeks experienced distance runners that have a strong desire to give back to the sport by serving as pacers for the Marathon and Half Marathon on March 3, 2019. Please shoot us an email at info@chattanoogamarathon.com if you’re interested, and meet the qualifications listed below. All Pacers will receive a free entry, pacer shirt, gift certificate to the merchandise store, and the gratitude of countless participants!

Marathon pace team goals will be spaced approximately every 15 minutes from 3:00 to 5:30 hours as a goal finish time. Due to the nature of the course, these pacers will also serve as pacers for the half marathon on the first lap.

Qualifications: • Have run three or more marathons at 15 to 30 minutes better than the time that you plan to pace, • Able to maintain a steady pace with respect to the terrain for the entire distance. • Willing to act as a "moving coach" by creating an enthusiastic team atmosphere and offering encouragement and advice throughout the race.

Responsibilities: • Commit to maintain your pace and finish with a chip time between your goal time and 1 minute ahead of your goal time• Carry a lightweight sign displaying your goal time during the entire race. • Coach and motivate your team throughout the entire race. • Wear a bright yellow shirt that has a bib displaying your goal time on the back.


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