"There's only one hard and fast rule in running: sometimes you have to run one hard and fast."
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Get off my lawn!
Complaining about the price of races makes me sound a bit like Grandpa Simpson, but I don't think people even remember what decent prices were. Here's an example.
According to the consumer price index, $8 in 1983 is comparable to $18.29 in 2012, not the $105 being charged. People have argued the increases in race fees many ways, but I have never found a race director willing to show their budget - not a single one - so I don't believe them and neither should you. Complain. Loudly.
Steve says hi. Like in the last line of a letter (remember when people wrote letters?) between two people who both know him. Like that. Hi.
Oh, and I write about running. 35 years and nearly 600 races thus far.