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PPRR Nielson Challenge 2 Mile

January 1 @ 8:00 AM

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The first time you run this event, you’ll establish a base time for yourself. This base time is used to generate a handicap time. The handicap time is calculated using an algorithm developed by Bob Royse, and it’s geared to favor a beginning runner and the slower runners. Click here for an explanation of the handicap algorithm.

Once you have an established handicap, you are racing against your handicap time. The person who improves the most from their handicap time is the winner. Each month the results are sent off to Bob Royse and he fires up his Nielson algorithm and regenerates all of the handicap times based on the latest result data.

As mentioned before, the handicap does favor a beginning runner or a slower runner who is putting in a lot of quality training time, as it’s these types of runners who tend to have significant time improvements running the same course. But the race is also good for established runners and the swift of feet because it gives those runners a good indication of their fitness level. It’s the same 2 mile course each month. Thus given similar weather conditions, you have a very good basis to check out your running fitness from month to month.

Details

Date:
January 1
Time:
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Organizer

Pikes Peak Road Runners
Phone:
719-338-8639
Email:
john.n.gardner@smithbarney.com

Location

North Monument Valley Park
1794 Culebra Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 United States
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