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PROTRACK » GENERAL » Bunbury Gift & Management via WA Athletics

Bunbury Gift & Management via WA Athletics

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1 Bunbury Gift & Management via WA Athletics on Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:09 pm

justheshot


Really pro meets should be conducted by State Pro Running bodies - we haven't got to Bunbury yet & the 1st of a predicted plethora of wrong calls have been made by meet officials

A directive has been handed out that no spikes can be longer than 12ml?!

In my opinion - 12ml spikes are probably the worst to use on heavy grass tracks

7ml scrape the top surface & allow little purchase

9ml rip & rake at the Track & still won't grip

12ml grip rip & scrape

15ml grip pretty good & allow minimal scraping but still not perfect on long heavy grass or in the wet

18ml just grip & purchase - as long as your knee lift & foot plant are good enough - 18's are perfect for athlete purchase & with minimal scraping

Try doing a Bolt 3xSlide step off the Blocks & 18's will leave you face planted with ruptured Achilles

We haven't made it to the meet & Aths WA already have it wrong

Pro Pasto

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Have confirmed with athletics WA that this rule will not be enforced and should have been omitted. An email will be sent to all participants confirming this.

Hope this helps.

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