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    Yesterday, 12:59 AM
    A 16'6" guy is not in Cunliffe's class and it is not even close. She is the HSR holder; on that score we are looking at a 6m vaulter. Relative to...
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    11-16-2019, 09:18 PM
    And what is the frequency of 50s mid-November? By comparison we have had 16 inches of snow in Madison, which is 15 more than normal, and it has been...
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    11-16-2019, 09:14 PM
    Taking out Shur, who is at the end of her cycle, there are only two there that ten inches above her PR, and at her age the annual reasonable...
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    11-16-2019, 09:00 PM
    For me it shows the Yahara Hills golf course. Before Wisconsin developed the Zimmer Championship course that is where the Big Ten meet was held and...
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    11-16-2019, 08:10 AM
    For the women: Cornell, ranked just 11th in NE finshed 2nd for an Auto -Ranked teams who failed to qualify: #23 Virginia Tech, #24 Butler, #25 ...
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    11-16-2019, 07:50 AM
    women Automatic qualifiers 1 Michigan St 2 Michigan 3 Penn St 4 Villanova 5 Illinois 6 Tulsa 7 BYU
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    11-16-2019, 07:49 AM
    Via LetsRun - their projections/calculations using the algorithm are the same as FloTrack. Could possibly be wrong if some teams in a meet did not...
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    11-15-2019, 07:09 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Mary Cain and Nike in Current Events
    No, that is exactly the wrong strategy when a single positive tests puts a cloud over everything. Plus Alberto was well aware that testing is...
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    11-15-2019, 07:01 AM
    I am not understanding your comment. Does the 'travel to the Midwest' refer to invitations (e.g., the Nuttycomb Invite in Madison, WI)? Clearly...
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    11-15-2019, 01:20 AM
    The have removed the snow from the entire Wisconsin/Tom Zimmer XC Course, although with frozen ground and such there are little bits stuck to the...
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    11-14-2019, 06:18 PM
    The Regional meets are tomorrow, Friday, and weather can be a factor this time of year. The Buffalo course has been ruled unsafe and they are...
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    11-14-2019, 07:20 AM
    Yes, I agree. I had a pretty good impression of him before I met him, but meeting him that assessment went up! And, he takes great photos.
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    11-14-2019, 07:16 AM
    Absolutely a misuderstand of the Committee; they are a lock for either the #1 or #2 seed. Prior to Penn State they had not beaten anyone of note. ...
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    11-14-2019, 07:01 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Mary Cain and Nike in Current Events
    Not sure exactly what your point is but if you are saying that he would take a chance with an individual athlete in terms of doping because he can...
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    11-11-2019, 02:35 PM
    Biggest avoidable mistake in marathon running is to race in a pair of shoes that you have not run it. Maybe the world is a lot different now than in...
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    11-10-2019, 06:24 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Mary Cain and Nike in Current Events
    So what other Nike groups have coaching you think is abhorrent? In distance running the other big Nike group is the Bowerman group in Portland. He...
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    11-10-2019, 05:34 AM
    This seems a bit at odds with some comments that one of the biggest advantages of the shoe is that it is easier on you legs in training. Not sure...
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    11-08-2019, 02:40 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread Mary Cain and Nike in Current Events
    Will, the athletes had something to do with NOP, did she blast all of them? Maybe you should clarify.
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    11-06-2019, 06:54 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread 4x1 Wisdom in Current Events
    So, you are not supposed to think about it your are supposed to do, what???
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    11-06-2019, 02:31 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread 4x1 Wisdom in Current Events
    Since Norman is not a great starter (since he is not much of a 100 guy), I would think that switching Coleman and Norman would have given the US a...
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    11-06-2019, 02:29 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread NBC Gold Survey in Current Events
    I would think that the bigger event (OG vs WC) will make it more likely. However, camera crews will be in heavy demand.
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    11-05-2019, 07:45 AM
    26mi235 replied to a thread NYC Marathon 2019 in Current Events
    What of the Bekeles and Gebs and ... etc with ranges from 800/1500 to the marathon, some with multiple XC Golds as well.
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    11-05-2019, 07:42 AM
    In terms of measurement, the LJ surface is smoothed at the same height (ground equal to the take-off board) to try to get distances to be comparable...
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    11-04-2019, 11:13 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread 4x1 Wisdom in Current Events
    He gave Lyles is only 200 loss, and would be good on the long second leg. How often did he run on the 4x100 in high school and at USC?
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    11-03-2019, 04:29 PM
    On a Homer note, Wisconsin's men won their 50th Big Ten title beating Purdue and Indiana who had been ranked above them; Oliver Hoare wins the mens...
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    11-03-2019, 06:06 AM
    The substantially lower daily low indicates that the dew point is a fair bit lower. I am pretty sure that the ocean temperature near Sapporo is...
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    11-03-2019, 05:04 AM
    Duh, I was just focusing on Friday, not which week. I sure hope we are close to the "normal" temps of 44 high/34 low
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    11-03-2019, 02:37 AM
    It is an anecdote, so does not really mean much. The thing to do is to take similar days, say any day between July 22 and August 12 over a number of...
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    11-02-2019, 08:28 PM
    Both the Pac-12 and the Mountain West (? New Mexico et al) looked almost as flat as a track. And people say the the Wisconsin course is pretty flat;...
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    11-02-2019, 08:21 PM
    26mi235 replied to a thread 4x1 Wisdom in Current Events
    That really has nothing to do with the underlying question about what runners to have on what legs. The notion that you always have your best runner...
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