4:10 online, 5:40 on the track wrote:
The op has never experienced rain... or seen it in real life. Conditions were perfect today BECAUSE the ground was wet and there was literally no rain during the race..
OK, you caught me. I live in the Gobi Desert, and now I understand in fact it's better for running to have literal puddles on the track. They should have the Hayward grounds crew hose down the track before the races every year so we'll be assured fast times.