It's about Time for the MCM Pace Team
The Marine Corps Marathon will host the Marathon Maniacs Pace Team at this year's event with dedicated pacers for both, the MCM and the inaugural MCM50K. Pace teams help runners meet a time goal by skillfully maintaining a specific time per mile.
The Marathon Maniacs is a running club boasting over 14,000 members, who have run a total of 367,000 marathons and ultras to date. The Marathon Maniac pace team that ran the 2018 MCM boasted more than 1,600 marathon finishes.
Pace groups will target the following finish times: 3:10, 3:20, 3:30, 3:40, 3:50, 4:05, 4:20, 4:35, 5:05, 5:20 and 'Beat the Bridge.' Several are aligned with qualifying times for Boston.
The Maniacs pace groups will target the following finish times at the MCM50K: 4:30, 5:00, 5;30, 6:00 and 6:30.