Effect of wind on track performance–new formulas suggested

September 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

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

July 16th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

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”

April 16th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

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?