Have you ever wondered who decided a 5K course was 5 kilometers? Or why it took you 13.5 miles to run a 13.1 mile half-marathon? On Episode 9 of Real People Run, we begin part 1 of an interview with local race course measurer, Oscar Wagner, and explore the ins and outs of what it takes to certify a running course. You’ll be amazed at the level of detail involved.
Web Sites mentioned in this episode.
USA Track & Field Course Certification – http://www.usatf.org/Products-/-Services/Course-Certifications/USATF-Certified-Courses/Certify-Your-Course.aspx
Oscar Wagner (Oscar’s Race Results) – https://lwagner905.wordpress.com/