Re: Re: Houston to host 2012 Men’s and Women’s Olympic Trials marathons

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Ed
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I think you guys are spot on with your comments.  Wittenberg feels that they deserved the OTs for their past efforts – sort of as a reward.  She mentions that “business” must be a part of the sport – well – a bidding process is exactly that – business.  Wittenberg was given the opportunity to know that her bid was falling short but she made the business decision to not outbid Houston.

Like Andrew stated – Houston will not be nearly as expensive for friends, relatives and non-local spectators.

Maybe Wittenberg should focus on the USATF needs for four years from now – she has four years to build up a good bid.