The Ghost of Caesar wrote:
1:57 is impressive, whatever the conditions. ...As a general question: how many of you all would run a time trial like this 12ish days removed from the actual race?
I wouldn't have (when I was competing at a very low level), but perhaps what Ms. Beckwith Ludlow needs is confidence. And running a world class time is going to do more for that than even a really good 4x400 workout.