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  1. “They could have reduced their carbon footprint a...

    “They could have reduced their carbon footprint a little bit by eliminating those gaudy introductions.” You may think them gaudy, but every single athlete I spoke to thought they were fantastic and...
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    Assuming, as Harrison and his coach announced on...

    Assuming, as Harrison and his coach announced on social media
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    Harrison Williams invited and accepted in mDec

    Harrison Williams invited and accepted in mDec
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    Vin and I have crossed paths on quite a few...

    Vin and I have crossed paths on quite a few occasions over the past five years, he is class at a level that usatf lost years ago. He actually cares about this great sport. Here is to him remaining...
  5. Thread: Des Moines

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    They should not let Des Moines (or anyone) host...

    They should not let Des Moines (or anyone) host again unless they commit something to a vigorous local awareness campaign. I understand that people cannot afford to come from across the country to...
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    Does anyone know if a schedule has been posted...

    Does anyone know if a schedule has been posted anywhere? Nothing on USATF or TrackTown sites. Or, does anyone know if they will just follow the 2016 schedule? Thanks, jww
  7. Does anyone know where to find the 2020 OT...

    Does anyone know where to find the 2020 OT schedule? We have searched and can’t find it. Thanks
  8. I was there for day one. Watching Jordan and the...

    I was there for day one. Watching Jordan and the other amazing ladies was impressive. Why the dec has not replaced the hept is beyond me. Especially in today’s society. Title IX is irrelevant if...
  9. The heat today was nowhere near the temp from...

    The heat today was nowhere near the temp from Thursday from 10am-7pm, please don't be confused about that.
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    Agreed. We can thank usatf infinite wisdom in...

    Agreed. We can thank usatf infinite wisdom in starting one hour earlier and delaying the 400 by an hour allowing the decathletes to compete during the hottest part of the day and extending their day...
  11. Age matters

    He is also either 24 or 25 years old, depending on what website you check. Yes, he is a man among boys.
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    He turned down Stanford, Alabama and South...

    He turned down Stanford, Alabama and South Carolina and committed to FSU.
  13. The impressive time from that race was the...

    The impressive time from that race was the Stanford 3:05.59, a new school record, by a foursome that consisted of a football player 100/200 specialist, a decathlete, a walk-on 400 hurdler and a red...
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    My point is: I agree with unclezadok when he...

    My point is: I agree with unclezadok when he infers he doesn't really care about foreign athletes in NCAA threads. At 22 1/2 our US kids have used up their eligibility and are scrapping for dollars...
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    Understand the point about foreign athletes. ...

    Understand the point about foreign athletes. They are great guys and work hard, but, schools bring them over here and take money away from US athletes. And you get these scenarios like Uibo and...
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    Copperas cove is not west of Austin. It is due...

    Copperas cove is not west of Austin. It is due north. Near Fort Hood, where his parents were based. now that he has the money thing taken care of, maybe he will try and make a track comeback, that...
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    I agree with Atticus. My father ran in...

    I agree with Atticus. My father ran in Mississippi in the 40s, I ran in Texas in the 80s and while there was more national media coverage, we spent most of our time waiting for TandFN to come to...
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