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    Today, 07:57 PM
    And now back to our regularly scheduled programming..... Amazing Ewen has bettered her 2015 mark by about 33 feet!! And is now 6th A-T Collegiate...
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    Today, 06:36 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread 41 years ago... in Current Events
    Probably should be on the Historical forum, but my memories of Pre's death are still vivid! I was saddened at least as much as I'd been when JFK &...
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    Today, 06:14 PM
    So should we not believe other amazing 40+ age records?? Lagat's several records? Merlene Ottey? Jo Pavey? Venelina Veneva-Mateeva? etc etc?
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    Today, 06:06 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Rome DL in Current Events
    Please separate the two. Thanks!
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    Today, 06:01 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Rome DL in Current Events
    There's TWO Nicholas Betts!! Check your Athletics Annual, if you have it. One is a 400H guy, born June 14, 1992. The other is a distance guy,...
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    Today, 05:49 PM
    I don't look at an individual athlete's marks on TFRSS. I'm talking about their Top 100 or so lists of current Collegiate leaders. Here's why--- ...
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    Today, 03:23 PM
    I can't believe this!! Here I post about a woman who---IT APPEARS TO ME----comes from nowhere to the Soph Class record (& becomes 6th All-Time...
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    Today, 02:47 PM
    I look at Tilastopaia's Top 20 lists for free---enough for me! And 60.54 is 198-7, not exactly newsworthy! (Maybe that's why Tom (FAST) didn't note...
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    Today, 12:44 PM
    Just tried to go to the archives via For Subscribers Only again----1st time in awhile---and got the blank white screen again! Wasn't it fixed?
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    Today, 09:45 AM
    I'm surprised no one (except me in my blog!!) has mentioned this, but Maggie Ewen just PR'ed in the HT by about 15 feet at the West whatever's! Her...
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    Today, 09:34 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Rome DL in Current Events
    Just 3 days away and NO start lists up yet!! Anyone know who's going to be there?
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    Today, 08:28 AM
    And St Kitts STUPIDS still refuse to put him on their Olympic squad! (I can name about 200 nations that would!!)
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    Today, 06:26 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    Don't know what the A-T Hayward Field record is, but the Pre meet PV record is Lavillenie's 19-10.25 from 2015! (6.05) ADD: Ohhhhh, I get it...
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    Today, 06:17 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Jasmine Todd in Current Events
    No "obligation" maybe, but athletes at the highest levels of our sport should be aware of their public---and the public's perception of them!--when...
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    Yesterday, 05:59 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Jasmine Todd in Current Events
    Despite my earlier teasing remark about Let's Run, I'm going to take the L-R approach here. My opinion of what this "rumor" is about? It's...
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    Yesterday, 01:43 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread NCAA West in Current Events
    There's a sprinter from Iowa who didn't make the NCAA with his 10.57 100. His name is Vinnie Saucer. So do his friends call him the "Flying...
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    05-28-2016, 05:52 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread NCAA West in Current Events
    Hannah Cunliffe didn't make it in the 200!! That's a BIG loss for Oregon!! She probably would've scored at least 6 points in that event!!
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    05-28-2016, 05:12 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Jasmine Todd in Current Events
    Heh. Am I on the wrong website? Is this actually Let's Run?? LOL
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    05-28-2016, 05:09 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Gotzis 2016 in Current Events
    Someone on Twitter said that KJT's 1st day is 9 points better than when she scored 6682!
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    05-28-2016, 05:08 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    So, can we go back to the old results format, or is this punishment for supporting the sport for over 50 years?
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    05-28-2016, 12:49 PM
    aaronk replied to a thread Jasmine Todd in Current Events
    Article on front page only says it's "due to unforeseen circumstances" and "not injury related". Other than that, nothing!
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    05-28-2016, 04:23 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    Amen to that, Brother---and I'm actually a fan of Twitter!!
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    05-28-2016, 04:18 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    Not good enough! bennyg is right on in what he says! This has been MOST frustrating night EVER trying to get results! NOTHING!! Oh wait--the HS...
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    05-28-2016, 03:09 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    18:55 is 6:55! The HT began at 6:55 Pacific Time, and is over! But the BIG problem now is getting this results page to work! Hasn't shown one mark...
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    05-28-2016, 02:49 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    Will we get the results page working before the night's over? Not only does USATF-TV charge a fee now for what they provided free last year, but now...
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    05-28-2016, 02:27 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    That's what I've been doing for the past half hour, but it's showing NO results at all!!
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    05-28-2016, 02:03 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    Hasn't the HT started yet? Supposed to start at 6:55, about 10 minutes ago. But no results showing yet! ADD: And what happened to the old...
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    05-28-2016, 01:35 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread Pre 2016 in Current Events
    I just posted a HUGE all-events Preview on my blog! It goes event-by-event, has the time the event starts, the Meet Record, the big names to watch,...
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    05-27-2016, 04:28 PM
    Has anyone noticed that the Women's 100--scheduled for Saturday at 12:53--is missing its entry list. All of the others came dribbling in over the...
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    05-27-2016, 10:05 AM
    aaronk replied to a thread DL Fantasy - Pre in Current Events
    Not about the Fantasy league, but does anyone know why they haven't released the entry list for the Women's 100 yet? I've tweeted them 3 or 4 times,...
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