The Two Oceans Marathon organizers asked me to write a blog post regarding running in what in South Africa is called a “bus”. Other call it “pace setter”. The principle is the same:
A girl or a guy has a balloon or a flag indicating her or his expected finish time, and this pace setter becomes the running beacon for runners keen on finishing in this time.
Since I was a pace setter / bus driver in 2012, I shared my experiences on the Two Oceans Marathon blog.
You can find it here: http://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/blogs/axel/pace-bus-etiquette