This piece should be passed around! The weather will be monstrous this weekend in Eugene, Oregon, and USATF has moved the 10,000m for women, 20,000m race walks and the 5,000m for men to earlier times.
One wonders why they did not move the entire schedule to the evening on Friday and Saturday and Sunday.
But, then, I am not the federation.
HEAT FORCES SCHEDULE CHANGES AT USA OLYMPIC TRIALS
By David Monti, @d9monti
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EUGENE, OREGON (24-Jun) — With temperatures expected to hit 100F/38C this weekend here, last night USA Track & Field officials made changes in the competition schedule for the USA Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field here to protect the health of athletes and officials. The key changes are as follows (all times PDT):
. Women’s 10,000m: Moved from Saturday at 6:44 p.m. to Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and will be run in one section
. Men’s 5000m Final: Moved from Sunday at 4:30 p.m. to Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
. Men’s & Women’s 20 km Racewalks: Moves from Saturday at 9:00 a.m. (men) and 9:01 a.m. (women) to Saturday at 7:00 a.m. and 7:01 a.m., respectively
The revised schedule is posted here: https://www.usatf.org/news/