The Lone Runner Series: Pacing a Virtual Marathon

Pacing a Virtual Marathon by Ben Connelly I wanted to follow up last week’s interview with my friend Jordan about his virtual marathon, with my own thoughts about the race. This week, I want to talk more generally and give some advice, both to racers, and to their friends who will be pacing and supporting them. Background: My ... More

The Lone Runner Series: Running a Virtual Marathon

Running a Virtual Marathon by Ben Connelly Recently, I helped pace my friend Jordan through the first 16 miles of a virtual marathon. I interviewed him about the experience, in the hopes that his perspective might prove valuable to runners who have not yet run one. We talk about some aspects of his experience specific to the virtual race. I ... More