> Anyone out there care to enlighten me as to how IME and the World Long
> Distance Championships came to be arranged on the same day next year? Two
> major races in Europe on the same day, why??
My (admittedly cynical) take on the issue: Because the ITU and WTC are at
each other's throats and neither cares about the dates of the other's
events. Yes, I'm biased, and am inclined to believe that IME was
scheduled first and it was the ITU who blithely chose to "ignore" that.
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