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2021 Nielson Challenge 2 Mile December

EVENTS
  • 2 Mile Run:- Run 2 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Start Time
8:00AM MDT
Location
North Monument Valley Park
Address
W Fontanero Street & Culebra Ave
CITY
Colorado Springs
STATE/TERR
Colorado
Zip
80903
COUNTRY
USA
Description

_The 2021 Nielson Challenge:

This is a 2 mile race held the first Saturday of each month.  You are running against your handicap, which is computed from your previous results for the last two years.

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.

Other Info

-) 2021 race registration is open • Registration Information december 4
 

CURRENT YEARS RESULTS

 _ Check back after race for 2021 Results at: pprrun.org 

PREVIOUS RESULTS

2000-2021 Results at: pprrun.org 

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