Jacobs’s Gear Go-Tos
Endurance Tap, GU
Endurance Tap (without caffeine) at the start of a race and GU (with caffeine) near the end.
Running Room Unisex Reflective Jacket with Pockets
Jacobs has sewn on a Boston Marathon crest. “Other runners can see she’s slow and old … but she’s been to Boston!”
Saucony Endorphin Shift
“No hesitation. It feels like someone’s hugging your foot.”
“The cheapest one. I didn’t used to have a watch. I would just use a regular watch and MapMyRun, and list the times I had to be at different places.”