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Discussion: Preliminary Sprint Venue Announcement

in: Senior Team USA Trials (Jun 3–5 - Kent, CT, US)

Apr 20, 2016 3:25 PM # 
Subject to final confirmation once Insurance Requirement wrangling has occurred, it is likely that the Team Trials Sprint will be happening at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts.

We have access to locker room facilities from 4.30 - 7.30 pm, so starts will be in the evening, hopefully giving those travelling from NYC sufficient travel time.

We understand this is not the perfect venue location wise, but as you can see from the difficulties we've had finding a location, we're at the point that we feel accepting this offer is the best way to move forwards.

Ed and I will be discussing budget etc very shortly, and entries should be available by the end of the week.

Many many thanks to all the people who jumped in and tried to help us find a venue - it all all much appreciated. Particular thanks go to Tracy Whelan and Mike Schuh, who have been instrumental in securing this venue for us.

Now we can focus on the fun stuff! I was out on Pond Mountain at the weekend - those races are going to be epically awesome.
Apr 20, 2016 3:34 PM # 
Well done.
Apr 20, 2016 3:42 PM # 
+1...well done in a tight time-line.
Apr 20, 2016 4:01 PM # 
I already feel my heart rate taking off.
Apr 20, 2016 4:25 PM # 
Great news! And now you guys get to focus on the fun parts!
Apr 20, 2016 5:00 PM # 
Thanks for all of the work you've done and all of the stress you've absorbed!
Apr 20, 2016 7:22 PM # 
Finally some good news for you. Thanks to the implementers.
Apr 20, 2016 9:33 PM # 
Woo! Way to go!
Apr 22, 2016 2:15 AM # 
Well done! Enjoy the fun bits now
Apr 24, 2016 12:39 PM # 
No campus more beautiful! Put a control on the theatre for me!!! (Class of '89 - so many of you weren't even born then - scary!)
Apr 25, 2016 3:25 PM # 
I think it's obligatory that there is ice cream at the finish.
Apr 27, 2016 2:35 PM # 
Okay! Insurance wrangles are finally wrangled for the good. Mount Holyoke have been extremely helpful and accommodating.

Ed is extremely busy today but we hope to have entries open and preliminary details out by tomorrow evening.
Apr 27, 2016 9:44 PM # 
You two are rock stars. I know this has been a major headache for you, so please realize how much everyone appreciates it.

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