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Official Race Pacer Partner - Xempo

We are delighted to announce we will be working with Xempo to bring Pacers to St Albans Half Marathon for a second year!

 

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Keeping You on Track:

A pacer helps you to finish a race in a specific time. Our Half Marathon provides pacing teams for a variety of finish times. Xempo are led by experienced racers who are trained to help you maintain a steady pace. If your goal is to finish a half marathon in 2 hours, for example, running with a 2-hour pacer will help you to maintain an average pace of 9 minutes 09 seconds per mile.


Pacer Groups:

1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30


All the pacers will be highly visible in the starting pens, wearing flags with “Xempo” and their target time written clearly on them. Most pen pacers will be in pairs.

The pacers are a friendly bunch and will be happy to discuss any pacing questions either before or even during the race (yes they can run and talk!). Feel free to come and speak to the pacers before the race at the Xempo tent in the Race Village for some pre-race chat.

You can also find them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/xempo.uk) and Twitter feed (www.twitter.com/xempouk)

 

A colour for everyone:

Visit the Xempo shop www.xempo.co.uk to view the whole range of running kit.  Every single piece of Xempo kit has been hand stitched in the UK to the highest possible standard from lightweight, high tech wicking fabrics.


There are nine colours in the Xempo range.  The first colour in the scale is white (not shown). You’ve earned this for whatever time you’ve achieved in a 5k, 10k, half or full marathon. So well done! You’ve already qualified if you’ve run 5k or more.
 

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