Lost Dutchman Half Marathon Pacers
Below are the race pacers from last year's Lost Dutchman Half Marathon, this page will be updated when pacers for 2022 are set.
|2:00||9:09||Avery Africa & Stephanie Ewalt|
Lance Risi - 1:30
Lance Risi Half Marathon Pacer 1.30
Lance got into running after the events of 9/11 and weighing 220 pounds. He worked on the 47th floor of a building not too far from the WTC and witnessed a lot that day. Running was and is the outlet he needed to cope with the anxiety that followed. 60+ plus pounds later, Lance continues to run and bike. Lance just finished the REIMS France half marathon and has run over 35+ ½ marathons (both trail and road) since September 11, 2001.
Ezra Williams - 1:45
Ezra Williams Half Marathon Pacer 1.45
Ezra ran his first marathon in 2004 and has since completed over 10 marathons, 20+ half marathons and numerous other races. He's an active member of the Arizona running community. He enjoys the simplicity and portability of running, and has enjoyed running in cities across the country and world.
Avery Africa / Stephanie Spahr - 2:00
Stephanie Spahr Half Marathon Pacer 2.00
Stephanie is an Arizona native who has been running for over ten years. She has done several half marathons (PR 1:41) and one full marathon. She loves the Superstition Mountains, making the Lost Dutchman one of her favorite half marathons of all time. She will be co-pacing for the first time and hopes to pace more races in the future.
Megan Bailey - 2:15
Megan Bailey Half Marathon Pacer 2.15
Megan is a wife, mother, & long time runner. Megan has competed 7 marathons (PR 3:42) and over 20 half marathons (PR 1:40). Pacing has given her new opportunities to connect with runners achieving their own personal best.
Gaelle Meach - 2:30
Gaelle Meach Half Marathon Pacer 2.30
Gaelle (pronounced Gail) was born in France. She is a mom, a wife, a student and sometimes a triathlete but she loves to run. She ran multiple half marathons and marathons and also finished a 50k. Pacing is bringing her happiness by helping other people achieve their goals and succeed.
Jim Troche - 2:45
Jim has been road racing for over twenty years. He has completed over fifty half marathons, three marathons, innumerable five kilometer races as well as a number of thirty, twenty, fifteen and ten kilometer events, sprint triathlons and duathlons and the occasional odd event (Bay to Breakers anyone?). He grew up in New Jersey, graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, and now lives in Arizona. He has participated in events as far east as Windsor, England and as far west as Hong Kong, but stays mainly in the Southwest. He sees race pacing as pay forward for all the advice he has received over the years.