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Readable R&T Pacer


The Readable Race & Training Pacer data field will show the number of seconds you are ahead or behind a specified target pace or race goal. Somewhat like the Garmin RacePro and Virtual Pacer functionality, although much more advanced and versatile.</p><p></p><p>Maximum readability is achieved by using the largest possible custom font that can fit the data field! So, if you have a hard time reading small numbers, like me at the end of a hard race, and prefer not to run with classes, this is the Pacer App for you!</p>


3.3.1 Added support for new frontrunner AMOLED devices and bug fixes.</p><p></p><p>3.3 Warm up and rest segments, can now be specified to have no target pace using “-”. E.g. “2 -, 2x(1 4:00; 0.3 -,)”. Pacer time will report “-” while running in segments with no target pace and save zero’s to FIT. Such segment must be ended with a “,” after the “-” so pacer time is reset before the next segment.</p>

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Moyenne des évaluations : (26 évaluations)

Marco Mancini
20 mars 2023 | Version 3.3.1

Thanks for your app. Excellent

Giannis Zacharopoulos🇬🇷
17 mars 2023 | Version 3.3.1

Congratulations on the excellent work you have done in this particular data area and all the reviews from other members confirm it. Thank you and I wish you every success.

16 mars 2023 | Version 3.3.1

The best pacer for Garmin watches. Much more useful than Garmin Pace Pro. Very flexible. Font large so that even those wearing glasses can see the information. I am impressed how useful this field is. The only request I have is if the developer could create a web page so that we can check if we have written down the training or race plan correctly, so that we don't realise we have a mistake in the entry until we want to start.

Réponse du développeur
16 mars 2023, HrMortensen

Thank you for the nice review Zajc! Great idea with the web page! Unfortunately I am not much of a web developer, but perhaps I will get there one day :-)

Elwyn Haddow
15 mars 2023 | Version 3.3.1

Highly recommended, especially for those with less than perfect eyesight like me! The developer was very responsive in quickly resolving a couple of minor issues.

Marco Mancini
3 décembre 2022 | Version 3.1

Benissimo, mi piace.. il passo lo calcola sulla media e non al chilometro. Personalizzabile

Frederik Witkamp
24 octobre 2022 | Version 3.0.6

Venu: Great tool! Every string works fine except for the instruction 5:40 which gives “invalid string“. Tried other values as well but to no avail.

Réponse du développeur
24 octobre 2022, HrMortensen

Thank you for the nice review! The "Invalid String" is very puzzling to me, it works fine on my devices... Could you please use the "Contact Developer" and send me an email with a bug description so I can ask questions and get the issue resolved!?

Justin Lloyd-Jones
21 octobre 2022 | Version 3.0.6

Absolutely amazing app. So simple to use yet very configurable. This app has really helped me achieve a faster time in races by helping me pace better. I can't wear glasses when I run as I sweat too much but then my eyesight without them is so poor but this app makes it easy to read at a glance even without them. I Recommend this app.

William Arudsothy
1 octobre 2022 | Version 3.0.3

This is my favourite pacer data field because it is very helpful for runners who are far sighted and use reading glasses. Thank you to the developer for a well thought out app.

Réponse du développeur
6 octobre 2022, HrMortensen

Thanks for the nice review William, good to know the hard work is appreciated!

Jan Huniche
17 mai 2022 | Version 2.7

Probably the best, most flexible and accurate pacer in the Connect IQ store. Have earlier used it for pacing me up for the fast runs, and pacing me down for the recovery runs. Last sunday I decided to take it to the test and use for the Copenhagen Marathon 2022 and decided to be paced at 5:26 for at 3:50 finishtime. It worked like a charm and I finished 23 sec faster than the pacer. Unfortunately i wasnt very good at following the idealcurves at the race, so my recorded distance was 42,74 km and my official time became 3:52 I cant blame the pacer app for that, I should have subtracted 1% from my goalpace to compensate. Anyway Im very happy, and will use it again for future races. I can also highly recommend to download the 8 pages manual and study it closely to get even more out of the pacer app as the developer has done a masterpiece with all the settings and tweaks you can make with this great app.

10 mars 2022 | Version 2.7

Hi. Just an update to my earlier post on issues with this app. The developer has patiently work with me on resolving the hang issues. It looks like removing and installing the Connect IQ solved it. Highly recommend this app for users who are interested in pace running or who has long-sighed eyes like mine!

11 février 2022 | Version 2.6

I installed this to my fenix 5s, then configure the data field to accept rart field. But after I click 'settings', it would hang.... Did I miss out something?

Réponse du développeur
12 février 2022, HrMortensen

Strange! Was this in the Garnin Connect App that you pressed settings? It should being you to the "Garmin Connect IQ" App where you can configure the RART Pacer.

Tomáš Hrnčíř
4 février 2022 | Version 2.6

Works great. I love big numbers on the screen and versatility of definitions!

Stephen Dunn
4 octobre 2021 | Version 2.4.1

I was initially sceptical and disappointed I hadn’t bought a better watch that did this for me. I love the app and it’s accuracy. Thank you.

27 août 2021 | Version 2.4.1

One of my concern about garmin virtual partner is the visibilty of ahead and below time and this really solved it with so many useful options. The developer think of this very seriously, this should be the garmin official virtual partner. Great Job.

Giuseppe Fraioli
8 juillet 2021 | Version 2.4

Absolutely perfect. I can't understand why this is not an official Garmin function. I don't know if it's possible but it could be very useful if you can save different expressions for different kinds of trainings in the setting menu. So you can select the desired option without writing again the whole expression. However, 10 big stars

Réponse du développeur
9 juillet 2021, HrMortensen

Thank you for great feedback! I have actually been experimenting with different ideas for how to have such functionality. I miss such a feature my self! But I have not found a good way to do it. At least not without running into seriously memory limitations, and I am already at the limit with the existing functionality :-(

23 mai 2021 | Version 2.3.1

Thanks for your serious work, it is my favorit app on Vivoactive 4. Now i can read the important info without my glasses. It helps me to finish my HM against the clock, without really human competitors. Thanks a lot. Regards

Nathalie Hooper
21 mai 2021 | Version 2.3.1

This is a great app which I use alot. Many thanks for quickly resolving the glitch. Using it for my first race this year tomorrow.

25 avril 2021 | Version 2.1

The more I use this data field, the more I appreciate the creator! One request: please create a copy of the original to permit us a different setup for top and bottom fields. Thanks again!

Réponse du développeur
28 avril 2021, HrMortensen

Thanks for the positive feedback! A copy to permit different setup is a great idea! So, hereby created, see:

Mika Korpi
24 décembre 2020 | Version 2.0

Version 2 is great with Kenyan style always increasing pace feature, also used for Conconi tests. I have not seen this feature anywhere else. Also, larger font with green and red colors works well. This is currently my most used app in Garmin store. Great job!

16 décembre 2020 | Version 2.0

Best pacer with V2.0 additions for my fenix 5! Thanks!

Giuseppe Fraioli
18 septembre 2020 | Version 1.2

Perfect, thanks a lot, it's an incredible added value to my vivoactive 3. Could it be possible to add a function for repeated sessions? Something like "5 x (4:00 1; 5:30 0.5)"... However it's fantastic!! My favourite field for Garmin IQ

Réponse du développeur
21 septembre 2020, HrMortensen

Thankyou for the nice review, much appreciated! I don't plan to do any major feature updates anytime soon - but I will for sure consider your idea when I do make a major update. Even though RARP is designed for racing, I do see your point when used for speed intervals!

19 décembre 2019 | Version 1.0

Nice idea! Reminds me of "Simple Pacer" which is no longer available to the store.

Réponse du développeur
19 décembre 2019, HrMortensen

Thanks! Well spoted! It is no coincidence. I was a heavy user of "Simple Pacer"! So, when it disappeared I ended up developing my own Pacer Field - with many enhancements to the original concept :-)