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Discussion: Start windows

in: Senior Team USA Trials (Jun 3–5, 2016 - Kent, CT, US)

May 27, 2016 1:29 PM # 
Any chance of moving the long starts a bit later? (I assume the sprint window is harder to move earlier.)

Given the distance between the sprint venue and the long venue it might be nice to have a bit more time between them -- for the organizers even more than the runners, I'm sure! From finishing up at the sprint around 7pm + ~2 hours driving + dinner + shower + 9 hours sleep + breakfast + drive to long venue for possible 10am starts... not much room for error. It's absolutely doable as scheduled but if there's wiggle room it seems worth considering.
May 27, 2016 2:55 PM # 
Remember it's going to get warm and humid. We picked 10 as a trade off between the two things, but we're working on starts this weekend - we could go later, but it will get hotter. What do people think?
May 27, 2016 3:10 PM # 
Cristina has Texas, Arizona, and Djibouti experience. Give her a late start. :-)
May 27, 2016 3:20 PM # 
I would personally prefer the earlier/cooler start window. I was not prepared for the sudden onset of summer today!
May 27, 2016 4:14 PM # 
A few years in Norway has ruined me, I now wilt in the heat despite my previous experience with wretchedly hot places. :-)

That means that cooler temps seem valuable. I should be more adjusted to less sleep these days anyway!
May 27, 2016 7:08 PM # 
And make her wear woolen socks.
May 27, 2016 8:15 PM # 
So much love.
May 30, 2016 9:55 AM # 
Late to the game (need to update my training more I guess!) cooler starts please!! The heat at the track Saturday was a big shocker to the system!

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