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Needs more cowbell!

    What does an E mean next to a runner's name in race results? I am noticing this next to the names of quite a few runners who participated in the GR HM. k

    I shoot pretty things! ~

    '14 Goals:

    • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

    • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)

      I've never seen it. Want to link it here?

      Roads were made for journeys...


      Needs more cowbell!

        I shoot pretty things! ~

        '14 Goals:

        • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

        • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)


        You'll ruin your knees!

          Don't really know, but did the race allow for an option to start early? This is not uncommon in longer races where cut-off times might make it challenging for slower runners to finish "officially". Just a guess... Lynn B

          ""...the truth that someday, you will go for your last run. But not today—today you got to run." - Matt Crownover (after Western States)


          Needs more cowbell!

            Yep, it did...I kinda wondered if that's what that meant. They had a "velocity challenged" start an hour early. k

            I shoot pretty things! ~

            '14 Goals:

            • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

            • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)

            vicentefrijole


              Apparently you don't need to run slow in order to make use of the "start early" option, though? ConfusedYour link shows quite a few people running sub-3:00 with an "E". But perhaps people who are really gunning for a PR would try to do it with fewer runners around to get in the way? It still doesn't make sense, some how... Confused By the way... check out the 80 year old who ran a 3:20! Go Wally! Shocked Big grin


              Needs more cowbell!

                Apparently you don't need to run slow in order to make use of the "start early" option, though? ConfusedYour link shows quite a few people running sub-3:00 with an "E". But perhaps people who are really gunning for a PR would try to do it with fewer runners around to get in the way? It still doesn't make sense, some how... Confused By the way... check out the 80 year old who ran a 3:20! Go Wally! Shocked Big grin
                That's what confused me...there were people who I didn't consider slow at all who started an hour early. It was supposed to be reserved ONLY for 6+ hour marathoners. I think I saw Wally...how cool was that?! There were quite a few "seniors" out on that course kicking ass and taking names. I had a lot of people my parents age (early 60s) and older scootin' by me. I want to be like that in 30 years! Big grin k

                I shoot pretty things! ~

                '14 Goals:

                • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

                • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)