April 19, 2018

RRW: Will Male Pacers Help Women Break World Record At London Marathon?

This will be the first time since Paula Radcliffe set her 2:15:25 WR in 2003 that London has used male pacers for the women's race.
January 25, 2018

Mary Keitany Will Use Male Pacers To Try And Break Paula Radcliffe's 2:15:25 World Record At The 2018 London Marathon

When Keitany ran the 2:17:01 women's only WR last year, she was on pace to break 2:15:25 at halfway, but had to run the second half of the race solo when her pacer fell back.
October 06, 2017

RRW: Sixteen Years Ago This Week, Catherine Ndereba Was First Woman to Run Sub-2:19

A nice look back at Ndereba's 2001 run which was paced by LRC co-founder Robert Johnson.
April 17, 2015

RRW: Without Pacemakers, Boston Marathon Shrugs Off Tyranny of Time

Some great quotes from Shalane Flanagan, Bill Rodgers, Gebre Gebremariam and Kevin Hanson about how too many marathons have become focused on record chasing rather than true racing.

June 22, 2014

Pacer Geoffrey Ronoh Stuns Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto At Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon

Ronoh only has one professional race to his name (a 2:15:51 marathon) and is Kipsang's personal pacer. However, here he shocked Kipsang, beating him by 8-seconds to win in a CR 60:17. Kimetto was way back in 3rd (1:01:42) and Edna Kiplagat dominated the women's race in 68:52.

May 01, 2014

Meb Keflezighi to Pace Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon

He'll pace the 1:30 half-marathon group. That's 6:52 pace so barely a jog for Meb.