I hope your correct. But the pace will be much faster the first 17 laps. Then it will get faster. Can a 30:47 PR woman keep up with 29:0x women.
Ah, you know how it goes. American middle and distance runners have strong medal chances in tactical races, and will splat like an egg if the world's best go out hard. Unfortunately for Emily, the top women's 10K runners don't tend to mess around. Now if she ran the 1500 ...
Still, I must echo the consensus, that was one great U.S. trials performance.