My sports technical committee (speed inline skating) has recently changed the measuring rules, from the long standing "30cm from SPR" to "measured from the middle of the roadway".
I am concerned that this new rule will see the athletes skating a much shorter distance than the official distance.
Could someone give me an idea of how much shorter the athlete could travel, on a 5km race on a 10m wide road, square or oval, that is measured from the middle of the road?
My thought its that on a 500m square circuit (measured from 30cm SPR), if the circuit is 10m wide-the minimum width is set at 6m) the athletes will travel almost 750m shorter.
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Thanks in advance!