26 Nov '14, 12am

Traci Falbo, American 100-Mile Trail Record Holder, Interview

Congratulations to Traci on another great addition to an amazing, still-young career. A suggestion for IRF: drop the "trail record" concept and verbiage. No governing body keeps trail records (vs. track or road records), for the same reason they don't keep cross-country records. "Trail record" (other than specific course records) is an animal which doesn't–and can't–really exist. You can't define the course measurement with anything near the same degree of precision as you can for track & road. How does the intrinsic athletic quality of Traci's run at Tunnel Hill, or Jenn Shelton's run at Rocky Raccoon, stack up against the women's course records at Western States, Wasatch, or even Hardrock? Knowledgeable followers of the sport can have fun discussing/debating that issue, but there is not–and cannot be–a measurable answer. The meaning of the word "record" in the sport of r...

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