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    Using the women's tables (because lower speeds...

    Using the women's tables (because lower speeds than sprinting 100m), it shows a 0.075 second advantage, about the same as a 1.2mps tailwind.
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    5.70/18'5.5" for KC Lightfoot at the Larry...

    5.70/18'5.5" for KC Lightfoot at the Larry Wieczorek Invite, Iowa
  3. Thread: Road m10K Best

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    I do not think he can do it now, and I do not...

    I do not think he can do it now, and I do not think that he could do it then even. Name me all of the people that you think can or could stick with a 26:20 pace - a second a lap is no small feat and...
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    I am not sure what people are inferring from the...

    I am not sure what people are inferring from the several recent spectacular times in the 10,000/10km. If you can run 26:20 (at least under normal weather conditions), who do you think is going to...
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    Max HRs I remember is when I did some 3x~3000 on...

    Max HRs I remember is when I did some 3x~3000 on rolling terrain with a 10 min interval. The first one was 200 and the next two were higher. My resting rate at the time was 38-41. Got hurt soon...
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    Your comment seemed to focused on high school so...

    Your comment seemed to focused on high school so I took off in that direction; college meets are metric, of course - except for the indoor mile.
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    What do you mean the NCAA mandates it? The high...

    What do you mean the NCAA mandates it? The high schools run the 1600, right? A lot of high school vault standards do not even have metric measurements on them, and even many collegiate standards...
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    No high school meets that I know of in Wisconsin...

    No high school meets that I know of in Wisconsin are metric. Your making an assumption about what is likely to be the case but it does not make it so. However, if you look at the progression it is...
  9. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    Daughter's friend from all the way back in...

    Daughter's friend from all the way back in preschool graduated from UW and is headed to UO for Law School. I talked with the parents yesterday; he is getting a place with enough room for his parents...
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    Climate is always changing, but on a scale of...

    Climate is always changing, but on a scale of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of years. The current rate of climate change is unlike anything that is not caused by a large meteor impact. ...
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    Some interesting things in Science (some via...

    Some interesting things in Science (some via Nature) on vaccines. The biggest single things is the studies finding that the measles not only get you sick and have a chance of damaging you and, since...
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    Even the high-level scientist that are Climate...

    Even the high-level scientist that are Climate Skeptics agree with two aspects of Climate Change.

    1. Humans have added significantly to molecules in the air (CO2, methane, etc.) relative to...
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    This is why limiting the (CFB) playoffs to no...

    This is why limiting the (CFB) playoffs to no more than four teams is really important to me. Get 8 or 16 teams in and individual games no longer really matter.
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    I have almost never done more than an hour on an...

    I have almost never done more than an hour on an indoor trainer, using either the bike at the gym or my bike on a trainer like CycleOps (and never over 80 minutes). But training on a trainer from me...
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    And it is over - 98 games, U Conn's Home-court...

    And it is over - 98 games, U Conn's Home-court win streak stopped short of 100 when the #1 Huskies were upset by the #6 Baylor Bears who held U Conn to two points in the fourth quarter until one...
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    They can hold 200kg (440lb); but what if that...

    They can hold 200kg (440lb); but what if that weight is not laid down gently but 'plopped' on to the bed?
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    Most of my last messages were what looked to be...

    Most of my last messages were what looked to be Thai.
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    If the goal was 19', then 19' 0.0" would be...

    If the goal was 19', then 19' 0.0" would be sufficient, so a mark like 19'0.25" would imply either wanting to best another mark of 19' that was made using Imperial settings (and not metric); 5.80 is...
  19. Conor Dary: First, it is not $20/mo if you are...

    Conor Dary: First, it is not $20/mo if you are doing an annual subscription, and since FloTrack pretty much goes around the calendar, going monthly seems odd. Second, the quality is much better than...
  20. You are supporting the IAAF? I don't think so...

    You are supporting the IAAF? I don't think so...
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    I disagree, where you get your PhD has a very...

    I disagree, where you get your PhD has a very major impact on your career. Obviously the first job is important but where that job is and the resources you have in that job have a big impact on the...
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    I could be wrong, but I think that you need to...

    I could be wrong, but I think that you need to check you assumptions (maybe the 2.5% is the net effect of 4% on some element). There is an improvement of that amount in some component, but the speed...
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    You are supporting double counting. Even for...

    You are supporting double counting. Even for financing, only the additional cost above normal financing rate (i.e., higher interest rates on that and other new debt) counts, the other stuff is...
  24. We complain about the support for track and...

    We complain about the support for track and field; this is the most obvious vote of support for in and yet the top fans in the world are trying to cheat and not provide their voice? You should be...
  25. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    I am hoping to be a little less than three 2...

    I am hoping to be a little less than three 2 miles from the stadium (the same nephew who was getting married the same weekend as the 2018 NCAA meet).
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