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 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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