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Stating the obvious
RE: Great WSJ Article Praising NYC For Ditching Pacemakers - A Runner and His…Entourage?
Will I agree time trials are a lot less interesting, I also agree with others that Mary doesn't have much choice and is doing a nice piece of rationalizing here.
NY is not fast.
I wonder about how to make incentives proper here, time bonuses that are tied to places (eg, first sub 2:06 gets $XXX) probably are still needed to avoid some of the very slow races they have had in the past.

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