SmartPace pace bands
set of 3 for $7.50
pace calculator

your goal time

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distance
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Enter your time goal and distance, then hit the big green button to view a SmartPace band in action, read about our pacing strategies and see how we can help you race smarter.

Our unique SmartPace pace bands combine a pacing strategy and adjustments specific to your course to provide a minute-by-minute game plan for race day. You don't run an even pace, so why should your generic pace band stay the same mile after mile? Is your first mile really the same speed as your last? What about a brutal 200ft climb?

We think you should pace with a plan for the race. Start slow, build a cushion, hit the wall. If it takes an extra 30 seconds to get up Heartbreak Hill at Mile 21, you need to plan to run 10 seconds faster for 3 miles before you get to Newton.

Choose from one of our proven "SmartPace" strategies (read more) or customize your own, and then choose your race. Your bands will have pace adjustments to fit the terrain of your particular course, whether it is Boston or a small race in Kansas.

Each order comes with 3 different goal times that you choose and some words of inspiration. These self-adhesive wristbands are printed on waterproof and tearproof paper that will last longer than you. We've helped thousands of runners keep on pace.

Visit our SmartPace info page for details on our pacing strategies, tips for using a pace band, GPS pointers and our SmartPace calculator.

We also have new 2XL pace bands with larger print!

success stories

I can't say enough about your pace bands - they were FABULOUS!!! It was so nice to 'take it easy' the last two miles.
  - J.D., Shawnee, KS

Once again, your terrain specific bands kept me on/above pace the whole way.
  - R.C., Denver, CO

Found your race bands to be fantastic. I'll spread the word to everyone I know with marathon plans!
  - G.S., Lenexa, KS

Thanks again...I think your business is SO wonderful...glad I found you!!!
  - J.M., Nashville, TN

Thanks Molly & Al for the great pacing strategy for the Little Rock Marathon. Your 4:55 pace band helped me get my sub-5 hour marathon finally! :)
  - A.R., Overland Park, KS

I just wanted to say thank you thank you and thank you, and I couldn't have done it without my pace band so thank you so much!!!
  - K.H., Overland Park, KS

As someone with an engineering background, I find the combination of the pace bands along with my Garmin GPS (310XT model with heart rate monitor and cadence sensor) a good way to "tune" my performance.
  - J.P., DENVER, CO

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