November 19 - 21, 2024 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX


Chris Farley

Chris Farley is the owner and President of Pacers Running//Chief Running Enthusiast.

A lifelong runner, Chris has been in the running specialty industry since 1999 and is considered a subject matter expert in running retail. Chris was lauded as a “40 under 40” for the Sporting Goods industry by SportsOneSource in 2011.

Pacers Running owns and operates 6 locations in DC and VA and 18 road races from 5k to the Marathon. Chris also hosts a top rated running podcast, “Pace the Nation” that boasts of over 280,000 downloads to date.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he ran Cross Country and Track for 4 years. Chris and his wife Julie, live in Arlington, VA with their 3 sons James (5), Paul (3), and Julien (2 months).

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