Effect of wind on track performance–new formulas suggested

Thanks to large datasets and digitization of results, researchers have proposed a set of formulas for correcting for wind assistance on the track

Wind speed on the track: how it can affect times at outdoor races

Ever wondered what the “wind” column means in track results? Here’s a primer

Running the numbers: Will 2017 be the next “Hot Boston” or “Fast Boston”

With temperatures over 20 C and winds blowing at 35km/hr from the west, the weather is going to be a factor in Boston. Will the heat crush runners, or will the wind carry them to the fastest Boston ever?