Many runners have only two speeds, easy and hard. Once a runner starts racing a variety of differences, it quickly becomes clear that it helps to have a variety of gears. You can train to instinctively know what your pace is, even without the help of a GPS.
While Tony's away (and likely running on a beautiful beach somewhere along the West Coast), check out what our guest blogger, Mamie's, up to back in the Midwest. We have a feeling if you're not already running, you're going to want to join the race after reading what's on her mind.