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Faces of Pacers: Angela Fox

Faces of Pacers: Angela Fox

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When I was a little girl my Mom got on a running kick, participating in community 5Ks, and I ran them with her. There were not a lot of other kids running races at that time and I won a slew of age group trophies. I loved the energy of races, the community fun, the […]

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Faces of Pacers: Alston Waller

Faces of Pacers: Alston Waller

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“Our kids didn’t know much about running until the Parkway Classic 5K, and I guess I didn’t either. As a beneficiary of the race, our Boys and Girls Club chapter started training with our board president, Mr. Matt, about seven years ago. We started with a few kids running the race. Now we have 50 […]

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Faces Of Pacers: Chris Farley, President and Owner of Pacers Running

Faces Of Pacers: Chris Farley, President and Owner of Pacers Running

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It was 1999, I was a brand new college graduate, working full time as a contractor for the Department of Justice as a Junior Computer Programmer. This was a job my Dad helped me attain and I enjoyed working with my Dad but that was the only job perk. Back in 1999, everyone was getting […]

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Dr. Moses Wants to Keep You Injury Free

Dr. Moses Wants to Keep You Injury Free

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We runners run. To that end, we need to stay on top of issues that could turn into injuries and keep us from pursuing the sport we love. One great thing about living in this area is there are many people that can teach you what it takes to stay in the game, on the run, and healthy. […]

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Finishing Among Friends

Finishing Among Friends

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When approached by Pacers Running staff to tell my story in my own words about completing the Parkway Classic 10 Miler and 34 races on the road to my 34th birthday, I felt honored. I particularly wanted to share my perspective with members of our Washington, DC running community, of which I am so proud to be a […]

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Lessons Used to Qualify for the US Olympic Trials Marathon Race

Lessons Used to Qualify for the US Olympic Trials Marathon Race

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I had a great run recently at the Edmonton Marathon– first place, course record, Olympic Trials qualifier. I was not expecting to do so well because my preparation for it was unconventional compared to past marathons. I decided to run it only six weeks before, so I did crash course long runs/higher mileage weeks, and […]

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Faces of Pacers: Walter Barrera

Faces of Pacers: Walter Barrera

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Once he starts, he keeps on going.  You might be surprised to know Walter Barrera, a Pacers Running staff member at our Pentagon Row location, regularly does 50 mile and even 100 mile races.  Of course, you would be even more surprised to learn his incredible story and how he got involved with running in […]

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