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WHY CALL OUT MILE SPLITS WITH A WAVE START?

WHY CALL OUT MILE SPLITS WITH A WAVE START?

Recently I ran a marathon with a wave start. Since I was in Wave E, I crossed the start line when the race clock was at around 18 minutes.

TIMES ARE CHANGING — THE BAA BOSTON MARATHON

TIMES ARE CHANGING — THE BAA BOSTON MARATHON

It could be argued that during the past 110 years, more things have stayed the same with the B.A.A. Boston Marathon than have changed. Tradition is a very important asset of this venerable race. However, as time changes, so do many of the objectives, conditions, and issues surrounding an event of this magnitude.