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Poster: Brady Mondle
Subject: RE: bring back the mile campaign
Argument 1---1500m or the mile
Olympics runs the 1500m that pretty much settles the argument
Not that the mile is bad. Its just the Metric mile has more meaning world wide and thus it has more meaning to the sport of track in general
Argument 2---People say the mile is so much harder because it produces slower P.Rs
People usually have better 1500m times perhaps because they run it so much more than the mile. 1500m you can have 10 chances to have a good race and mile you get 1 shot in a season.
Also the fact that we run the mile indoors would help us understand why it is usually slower than the mile
Argument 3 Some guy said you have to run the 1500m different from the mile
Sure you could do this but if you learned a little about exercise physiology you would understand that you run them the same. an extra 108 meters shouldn't change how you run unless you are a wuss.
Argument 3 How should I convert my 1500m
Did anyone take math.
Best one I read so far was take your average 400m pace divide it by 4 that will =x. then take x and divide that by 10 that will = y. Next add x and y to your 1500m time and there you go. Regardless of what they do for official conversions you cant argue with logic.
Argument 4 Cross country is a shame
True what used to be the most amazing sport is a tamed event. Cross country is about obstacles, changing surfaces, mountains, ups and downs, pure toughness.
WE NEED TO BRING BACK CROSS COUNTRY not the mile!!!!
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